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Species: Probolomyrmex okinawensis   Terayama & Ogata, 1988 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Probolomyrmex okinawensis Terayama & Ogata, 1988 PDF: 591, figs. 1-5 (w.q.) JAPAN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Japan
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Eguchi, K., Yoshimura, M. & Yamane, S., 2006, The Oriental species of the ant genus Probolomyrmex (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Proceratiinae)., Zootaxa 1376, pp. 1-35

Probolomyrmex okinawensis Terayama et OgataHNS

(Figs. 6A-F, 9F, 10F)

Probolomyrmex okinawensisHNS Terayama et Ogata, 1988: 591-592, figs. 1-5.

Holotype: worker, Chibana, Okinawa-hontou Is. [Okinawa-jima] , Ryukyus, Japan, 19/iii/1983, T. Mizutani (Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu Univ., Japan) [examined]. Paratypes: 4 workers from the same nest as the holotype [one paratype examined (loaned from the Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kyushu Univ.)]; 1 dealate queen and 1 worker, Nakasone, Okinawa-hontou Is. , 20/xi/1975, T. Abe [not examined]; 1 dealate queen from Nakijin-joushi, Okinawa-hontou Is. , 7/iii/1984, K. Onoyama [examined (loaned from the Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kyushu Univ.)].

Recognition. This species is similar to P. maryatiaeHNS sp. nov. and P. vietiHNS sp. nov. , but distinguished from the latter two by the posteroventral portion of subpetiolar process forming only an obtuse angle in the worker and queen.

Distribution. Known only from Okinawa-jima (C. Ryukyus).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: paratype: casent0172412

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