A Newly Recorded Genus and Species, Harpagoxenus sublaevis, from China with a Key to the Known Species of Harpagoxenus of the World (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)


  • Zheng-Hui Xu Southwest Forestry University




Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Harpagoxenus, New record to China, Taxonomy


The newly recorded genus and species to China, Harpagoxenus sublaevis (Nylander), is reported from Da Hinggan Ling, northeastern China. Diagnosis of the genus and description of the species are provided based on a Chinese specimen. A key to the 3 known species of the genus of the world is prepared based on the worker caste. 


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How to Cite

Xu, Z.-H. (2014). A Newly Recorded Genus and Species, Harpagoxenus sublaevis, from China with a Key to the Known Species of Harpagoxenus of the World (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology, 59(1), 19–25. https://doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v59i1.664