Brachymyrmex species with tumuliform metathoracic spiracles: description of three new species and discussion of dimorphism in the genus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)

@article{Ortiz2014BrachymyrmexSW,
  title={Brachymyrmex species with tumuliform metathoracic spiracles: description of three new species and discussion of dimorphism in the genus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)},
  author={C. Ortiz and F. Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={ZooKeys},
  year={2014},
  pages={13 - 33}
}
  • C. Ortiz, F. Fernández
  • Published 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
  • ZooKeys
  • Abstract Brachymyrmex is a taxonomically challenging ant genus that is badly in need of review. Most species are very small and soft bodied and current descriptions regularly lack clarity making species identification a daunting task. Furthermore, the monophyly of Brachymyrmex has not been established and the relationships among its species and with closely related genera are poorly understood. Most species of Brachymyrmex are monomorphic, but two dimorphic species have been assigned to the… CONTINUE READING
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