Colobopsis explodens sp. n., model species for studies on "exploding ants" (Hymenoptera, Formicidae), with biological notes and first illustrations of males of the Colobopsis cylindrica group
Abu Salim, Kamariah
Javad Rahimi, Mohammad
Druzhinina, Irina S.
- Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
(issn: 1313-2970, eissn: 1313-2989)
molecular biology | new species | Research Article | autothysis behavioural ecology Camponotini Colobopsis Formicidae integrative taxonomy male morphology molecular biology morphometry new species new status new synonymy phylogeny Southeast Asia taxonomy | QL1-991 | morphometry | taxonomy | Animalia | Formicidae | Evolutionary biology | Biodiversity & Conservation | Ecology & Environmental sciences | Colobopsis | Southeast Asia | Insecta | Vespoidea | integrative taxonomy | new synonymy | behavioural ecology | Asia | Arthropoda | Systematics | male morphology | Hymenoptera | Camponotini | phylogeny | autothysis | new status | Zoology
A taxonomic description of all castes of Colobopsis explodens Laciny &amp; Zettel, sp. n. from Borneo, Thailand, and Malaysia is provided, which serves as a model species for biological studies on “exploding ants” in Southeast Asia. The new species is a member of th...