DILOBOCONDYLA

(Subfamily Myrmicinae)

Taxonomy

The genus Dilobocondyla was established by Santschi (1910), and is assigned to the tribe Formicoxenini (Bolton, 2003). Key to species was given by Wheeler (1924).

Images


Dilobocondyla sp. eg-1, worker, body in lateral view.


Dilobocondyla sp. eg-1, worker, head in full-face view.

Distribution

Three species have so far been found from Vietnam. The species marked with an asterisk has not yet been examined by us.

*fouqueti Santschi Type locality: Ha Noi
sp. eg-1 Da Lat (Lam Dong).
sp. eg-2 Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang)

Bionomics

We rarely encounter the foraging worker on leaves of undergrowth.

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