Discovery of novel Ooceraea (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae) species with 8-segmented antennae from China


  • Shanyi Zhou Guangxi Normal University
  • Danni Chen Guangxi Normal University
  • Zhilin Chen College of Life Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin 541004, China.



Ooceraea, Formicidae, taxonomy, new species, China


Here we describe an Ooceraea species with 8-segmented antennae for the first time. A revised key for all the known species of this genus based on the worker caste is provided.


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Zhilin Chen, College of Life Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin 541004, China.

Key Laboratory of Ecology of Rare and Endangered Species and Environmental Protection (Guangxi Normal University), Ministry of Education


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How to Cite

Zhou, S., Chen, D., & Chen, Z. (2020). Discovery of novel Ooceraea (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae) species with 8-segmented antennae from China. Sociobiology, 67(2), 139–143.



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