Highter ants groups

  • Petiole(PE) in one distinct part; BUT low and length in profile
  • China, Japan, Morocco
    Technomyrmex sp.
    Technomyrmex albipes
    Technomyrmex gobbosus
    Technomyrmex sp. 1
  • Petiole (PE) in one distinct part; BUT not haft like
  • Petiole PE can be reduce in size and pressed tight against the gaster
  • Whole Palearctic
  • Petiole (PE) in one part; BUT similar in shape or fused toseg1
  • if PE fused, then strangulation between seg1 & seg2 and between seg2 & seg3
  • if PE detached, then strangulation only between seg1 & seg2
  • AntWeb.org and O. Ruiz

  • Segments between thorax and gaster in two distinct parts;
    - petiole (PE) attached to the thorax,
    - PE (PPE) attached to the gaster, AND no strangulation of gaster
  • PE and PPE always distinct from gaster and thorax
  • Whole Palearctic