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SUBFAMILY DOLICHODERINAE - Genus Technomyrmex Mayr

Genus Technomyrmex Mayr

Diagnostic features - Very similar to Tapinoma but has five gastral segments visible in dorsal view and the anal and associated orifices are apical; petiole node low to nil; propodeum unarmed in dorsal view; propodeal spiracles lateral (but below the dorsum) or ventral.

Mayr's (1872: 147) definition of the Genus is at {original description}. Modern revision by Bolton (2007).

Egyptian species - none reported but possible tramp species Technomyrmex (Technomyrmex) albipes (F.Smith).

2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2019  - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
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