(Subfamily Myrmicinae)


The genus Rhoptromyrmex was established by Mayr (1901), and is assigned to the tribe Tetramoriini (Bolton 2003). The genus was revised by Bolton (1986).


Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii Forel , worker, body in lateral view.

Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii Forel , worker, head in full-face view.


One species has so far been found from Vietnam.

wroughtonii Forel [= sp. eg-2] Ba Vi NP (Ha Noi), Cuc Phuong NP (Ninh Binh), Hoang Lien Son NR (Lao Cai), My Yen (Thai Nguyen), Tam Dao (Vinh Phuc), Tay Yen Tu (Bac Giang), Van Ban (Lao Cai).
sp. eg-1 Cuc Phuong (Ninh Binh), Hoang Lien Son (Lao Cai), Tam Dao (Vinh Phuc), Tay Yen Tu (Bac Giang).
sp. eg-3 Tam Dao (Vinh Phuc).


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