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Species: Pristomyrmex hirsutus   Wang, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pristomyrmex hirsutus Wang, 2003a PDF: 449, figs. 144-145 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Philippines
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Mindanao Island

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Zettel, H., 2006, On the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Philippine Islands: I. The genus Pristomyrmex Mayr, 1866., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8, pp. 59-68

Pristomyrmex hirsutus WangHNS, 2003

No material examined.

Diagnosis of worker: TL 5.8 mm. Clypeus dorsally with reduced median carina, ventrally with small tooth. Masticatory margin of mandible with long diastema. Dorsum of head and alitrunk rugoreticulate. Pronotal spines short (PSL1 c. 0.10), propodeal spines tooth-like. Petiole with high, dorsally rounded node. First gastral tergite with numerous, evenly distributed, erect or suberect setae.

Previous records from the Philippines: Mindanao: Misamis Oriental ("Mt. Balatukan SW Gingoon" [type locality]) (Wang 2003).

General distribution: endemic to Philippines.

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