Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.86.1. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Genus: Myrmoteras   Forel, 1893 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 41 valid species

Myrmoteras Forel, 1893i PDF: 607. Type-species: Myrmoteras binghamii, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Myrmoteras also described as new by Forel, 1894c PDF: 418.]
Myrmoteras in Camponotinae: Forel, 1894c PDF: 420.
Myrmoteras in Gesomyrmicinae, Myrmoteratini: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 384.
Myrmoteras in Formicinae, Myrmoteratini: Wheeler, 1922: 694; Emery, 1925d PDF: 36; all subsequent authors except the following.
Genus Myrmoteras references:
Agosti, 1992 PDF: 405 (Malaysian species revision, key); Bui et al., 2013 PDF (Indo-Chinese species revision, key); Bharti & Akbar, 2014d PDF (India species revision, key); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 163 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:

From Agasthyamalais, Kerala ,South India Kalesh Sadasivan 2015 1200m.

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

See something amiss? Send us an email.
Log In to see maps.