MAYRIELLA

(Subfamily Myrmicinae)

Taxonomy

The genus Mayriella was established under the tribe Meranoplini by Forel (1902), and was placed in the Carebara genus group of the tribe Solenopsidini by Bolton (2003). The genus was recently revised by Shattcuk & Barnett (2007).

Images


Mayriella granulata, worker, body in lateral view.


Mayriella granulata, worker, head in full-face view.

Distribution

One species has so far been found from Vietnam.

granulata Dlussky & Radchenko Type locality: Bai Tu Long NP (Quang Ninh).
Other locality: Ba Be NP (Bac Can); Cuc Phuong NP (Ninh Binh); Phu Quoc NP (Kien Giang); Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang); Van Ban (Lao Cai)

Bionomics

Nests of M. granulata are found in rotting twig, under stone and in the litter layer.

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