LOPHOMYRMEX

(Subfamily Myrmicinae)

Taxonomy

The genus Lophomyrmex was established by Emery (1892), and was placed under  the tribe Solenopsidini by Emery (1985), and then under the Pheidologeton genus group by Ettershank (1966). More recently the genus was revised by Rigato (1994a), and it was transferred into the tribe Pheidolini.

Images


Lophomyrmex birmanus, worker, body in lateral view.


Lophomyrmex birmanus, worker, head in full-face view.

Distribution

One species has so far been found from Vietnam.

birmanus Emery
[= sp. eg-1]
Binh Chau-Phuoc Buu NP (Ba Ria-Vun Tau); Nam Cat Tien NP (Dong Nai); Nui Chua NP (Ninh Thuan)

Bionomics

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