Vombisidris tibeta, a New Myrmicine Ant Species from Tibet, China with a Key to the Known Species of Vombisidris Bolton of the World (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Zheng-Hui Xu

Abstract


Seventeen species of the myrmicine ant genus Vombisidris Bolton are recognized in the world. A new species collected from the south slope of Himalaya Mountain, V. tibeta sp. nov., is described. A key to the 17 known species of the genus is provided based on the worker caste. Illustrations are provided for each species.


Keywords


Hymenoptera; Formicidae; Vombisidris; new species; key

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v59i4.509

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