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Species: Myopias maligna   (Smith, 1861) 

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Myopias maligna punctigera

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Ponera maligna Smith, 1861b PDF: 44 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Trapeziopelta: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 715; in Myopias: Bolton, 1995b: 269.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Myopias maligna punctigera.
See Billen et al., 2013 PDF for morphology of abdominal glands.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in Riparian rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 218 - 1100 meters, 806 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myopias maligna: casent0902531

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