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  1. posterolateral lobes smooth File/Image

    posterolateral lobes smooth Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  head (Image keywords), sculpture (Image keywords), cephalic sculpture (Image keywords) Description:  The posterolateral portion of cephalic dorsum sculptured with punctures, ...

  2. posterolateral lobes sculptured File/Image

    posterolateral lobes sculptured Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  head (Image keywords), sculpture (Image keywords), cephalic sculpture (Image keywords) Description:  The posterolateral portion of cephalic dorsum smooth and shining, la ...

  3. scapes surpass posterior eye margin File/Image

    scapes surpass posterior eye margin Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  The antennal scapes, when arranged along the anteroposterior axis of ...

  4. 6-segmented antenna File/Image

    6-segmented antenna Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal segments (Image keywords) Description:  Antenna with six segments, including scape. Unique to all Strumigenys and Strumigenys species in Antkey. C ...

  5. 7-segmented antenna File/Image

    7-segmented antenna Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal segments (Image keywords) Description:  Antenna with seven segments, including scape. Unique to all Eurhopalothrix species in Antkey. Creator:  El ...

  6. 3-segmented antennal club File/Image

    3-segmented antennal club Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal club (Image keywords) Description:  The three most apical antennal segments are enlarged relative to all preceding segments, forming a disti ...

  7. 4-segmented antennal club File/Image

    4-segmented antennal club Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal club (Image keywords) Description:  The four most apical antennal segments are enlarged relative to all preceding segments, forming a distin ...

  8. antennal club absent File/Image

    antennal club absent Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal club (Image keywords) Description:  The funicular segments filiform or becoming incrementally larger, but never forming a distinct 1-4 segmented ...

  9. antennal socket not surrounded by ridge File/Image

    antennal socket not surrounded by ridge Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal ridge (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal socket not surrounded by a raised carinate ridge. Distinguishes all other myrmicine genera in Antkey from ...

  10. antennal socket surrounded by ridge File/Image

    antennal socket surrounded by ridge Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal ridge (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal socket surrounded by a raised carinate ridge. Unique to all species of Tetramorium in Antkey. Creator:  Eli Sa ...

  11. scapes do not surpass posterior head margin File/Image

    scapes do not surpass posterior head margin Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  The antennal scapes, when arranged along the anteroposterior ...

  12. frontal lobes short, broad, rounded File/Image

    frontal lobes short, broad, rounded Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  frontal lobes (Image keywords) Description:  The frontal lobes are short and broad, and are distinctly rounded anteriorly. Used in Antkey to separate Myrmica specioi ...

  13. scapes do not surpass posterior head margin File/Image

    scapes do not surpass posterior head margin Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal scapes, when arranged along the anteroposterior axis ...

  14. scapes surpass posterior eye margin File/Image

    scapes surpass posterior eye margin Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal scapes, when arranged along the anteroposterior axis of the ...

  15. scapes surpass posterior head margin File/Image

    scapes surpass posterior head margin Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal scapes exceed posterior head margin by a distance greater t ...

  16. scapes surpass posterior head margin File/Image

    scapes surpass posterior head margin Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal scapes, when arranged along the anteroposterior axis of the ...

  17. scapes barely or do not surpass eyes File/Image

    scapes barely or do not surpass eyes Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal scapes, when arranged along the anteroposterior axis of the ...

  18. scapes do not surpass margin File/Image

    scapes do not surpass margin Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal scapes do not exceed posterior head margin by a distance greater th ...

  19. < 10 erect scape hairs File/Image

    < 10 erect scape hairs Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal scapes with less than 10 erect hairs. The hairs may be also be semiere ...

  20. > 10 erect scape hairs File/Image

    > 10 erect scape hairs Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antenna (Image keywords), antennal scape (Image keywords), scape (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal scapes with more than 10 erect hairs. The hairs may be also be semiere ...

  21. antennal scrobe absent File/Image

    antennal scrobe absent Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal scrobe (Image keywords) Description:  A groove, impression, or excavation in the side of the head, which runs above or below the eye to accommodate at least the antennal ...

  22. antennal scrobe present File/Image

    antennal scrobe present Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal scrobe (Image keywords) Description:  A groove, impression, or excavation in the side of the head, which runs above or below the eye to accommodate at least the antenna ...

  23. antennal scrobe more distinct File/Image

    antennal scrobe more distinct Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal scrobe (Image keywords) Description:  Used to distinguish Tetramorium simillimum from Tetramorium caldarium, but can be very subtle and difficult to observe. In t ...

  24. antennal scrobes absent File/Image

    antennal scrobes absent Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal scrobe (Image keywords) Description:  Used to distinguish the major worker of Pheidole obscurithorax from that of Pheidole fervens, Pheidole flavens, Pheidole moerens a ...

  25. antennal scrobe weakly impressed File/Image

    antennal scrobe weakly impressed Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal scrobe (Image keywords) Description:  Used to distinguish Tetramorium caldarium from Tetramorium simillimum but can be very subtle and difficult to observe. In ...

  26. antennal scrobe present File/Image

    antennal scrobe present Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal scrobe (Image keywords) Description:  Used to distinguish the major worker of Pheidole fervens, Pheidole flavens, Pheidole moerens and Pheidole teneriffana from that of ...

  27. antennal sockets relatively far from clypeus File/Image

    antennal sockets relatively far from clypeus Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal sockets (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal sockets and posterior clypeal margin separated by a distance equal to or greater than the minimum w ...

  28. antennal sockets entirely exposed File/Image

    antennal sockets entirely exposed Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal sockets (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal sockets entirely exposed, not covered even partially by frontal lobes. In Antkey, separates the species of Amb ...

  29. antennal sockets close to clypeus File/Image

    antennal sockets close to clypeus Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  antennal sockets (Image keywords) Description:  Antennal sockets and posterior clypeal margin separated by a distance less than the minimum width of antennal scape. Wi ...

  30. clypeus lacking 3 convexities File/Image

    clypeus lacking 3 convexities Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  clypeus (Image keywords) Description:  The anterior clypeal margin variously shaped (e.g. flat, convex, concave, with median notch, etc.), but never with one median and tw ...

  31. clypeus with 3 convexities File/Image

    clypeus with 3 convexities Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  clypeus (Image keywords) Description:  The anterior clypeal margin with three convexities (one median and two lateral). Used to distinguish Iridomyrmex from all other dolicho ...

  32. clypeus with row of denticles File/Image

    clypeus with row of denticles Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  clypeus (Image keywords) Description:  The anterior margin of clypeus armed with small peg like teeth. in Antkey distinguishes species of Amblyoponinae from those of Ectat ...

  33. clypeus lacking row of denticles File/Image

    clypeus lacking row of denticles Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  clypeus (Image keywords) Description:  The anterior margin of clypeus not armed with small peg like teeth. Used in Antkey to distinguish species of Ectatomminae and Pon ...

  34. head length greater than width File/Image

    head length greater than width Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Description:  head length much greater than head width. Creator:  Eli Sarnat ...

  35. carinae approaching posterior margin File/Image

    carinae approaching posterior margin Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  sculpture (Image keywords), carinae (Image keywords) Description:  This character state was used by Wilson (2003) to distinguish Pheidole flavens from Pheidole moer ...

  36. carinae terminating before posterior margin File/Image

    carinae terminating before posterior margin Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  sculpture (Image keywords), carinae (Image keywords) Description:  This character state was used by Wilson (2003) to distinguish Pheidole moerens from Pheido ...

  37. carinae strongly reticulate File/Image

    carinae strongly reticulate Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  sculpture (Image keywords), carinae (Image keywords) Description:  posterolateral lobes with longitudinal carinae frequently being intersected and interrupted by transverse ...

  38. carinae weakly reticulate File/Image

    carinae weakly reticulate Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  sculpture (Image keywords), carinae (Image keywords) Description:  posterolateral lobes with longitudinal carinae only occasionally being intersected by much shorter transvers ...

  39. rugae mostly longitudinal File/Image

    rugae mostly longitudinal Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  sculpture (Image keywords), rugae (Image keywords), cephalic rugae (Image keywords) Description:  Cephalic dorsum primarily sculptured with subparallel longitudinal rugae that ...

  40. rugae strongly reticulated File/Image

    rugae strongly reticulated Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  sculpture (Image keywords), rugae (Image keywords), cephalic rugae (Image keywords) Description:  Cephalic dorsum with short lateral rugae intersecting longer longitudinal ru ...

  41. rugae mostly longitudinal File/Image

    rugae mostly longitudinal Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  sculpture (Image keywords), cephalic sculpture (Image keywords) Description:  The cephalic sculpture of Myrmica rubra is characterized by long longitudinal carinae that rarely ...

  42. rugae strongly reticulated File/Image

    rugae strongly reticulated Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  sculpture (Image keywords), cephalic sculpture (Image keywords) Description:  The cephalic sculpture of Myrmica specioides is strongly rugoreticulate and characterized by lon ...

  43. clypeus not triangular File/Image

    clypeus not triangular Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  clypeus (Image keywords) Description:  The clypeus is convex, but does not projecting anteriorly to form a distinctly triangular shape. Used to distinguish all ponerine genera in ...

  44. clypeus triangular File/Image

    clypeus triangular Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  clypeus (Image keywords) Description:  The clypeus projects anteriorly to form a distinctly triangular shape. Used to distinguish Leptogenys from all ponerine genera in Antkey. Creat ...

  45. erect hairs absent File/Image

    erect hairs absent Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  hairs (Image keywords), erect hairs (Image keywords) Description:  The dorsal surface of the mesosoma may have appressed pilosity, but it lacks erect hairs. Used to distinguish speci ...

  46. erect hairs absent File/Image

    erect hairs absent Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  hairs (Image keywords), erect hairs (Image keywords) Description:  The dorsal surface of the mesosoma may have appressed pilosity, but it lacks erect hairs. Used to distinguish Brach ...

  47. erect hairs present File/Image

    erect hairs present Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  hairs (Image keywords), erect hairs (Image keywords) Description:  The dorsal surface of the mesosoma has erect hairs that differ distinctly from any appressed pilosity. Used to dis ...

  48. erect hairs present File/Image

    erect hairs present Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  hairs (Image keywords), erect hairs (Image keywords) Description:  The dorsal surface of the mesosoma has erect hairs that differ distinctly from any appressed pilosity. Used to dis ...

  49. erect hairs present File/Image

    erect hairs present Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  hairs (Image keywords), erect hairs (Image keywords) Description:  The dorsal surface of the mesosoma has erect hairs that differ distinctly from any appressed pilosity. Used to dis ...

  50. eye length greater than malar distance File/Image

    eye length greater than malar distance Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  eye (Image keywords), eye length (Image keywords), malar region (Image keywords), malar distance (Image keywords) Description:  The eye length (measured as the gr ...

  51. eye length > malar distance File/Image

    eye length > malar distance Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  eye (Image keywords), eye length (Image keywords), malar region (Image keywords), malar distance (Image keywords) Description:  The eye length (measured as the greatest d ...

  52. eyes absent File/Image

    eyes absent Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  eye (Image keywords) Description:  There are no pigmented ommatidia visible on the head. If a facet is visible, it not distinctly pigmented. Used in Antkey to separate Amblyopone zwaluwenbu ...

  53. eyes below face midline File/Image

    eyes below face midline Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  eye (Image keywords) Description:  The eyes are situated distinctly below midline of head. Used in Antkey to separate Ectatomminae from Ponerinae. Creator:  Eli Sarnat ...

  54. eye midline below face midline File/Image

    eye midline below face midline Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  eye (Image keywords) Description:  In full face view, the midline of the eye is distinctly below the midline of the head. Used in Antkey to separate Linepithema species f ...

  55. eye breaks face outline File/Image

    eye breaks face outline Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  eye (Image keywords) Description:  In full face view, the lateral margin of the head is interrupted by the eye, such that the eye breaks the outline of the head. Creator:  Eli S ...

  56. eyes minute (1-3 facets) File/Image

    eyes minute (1-3 facets) Licence:  Imaging technique:  Illustration Keywords:  eye (Image keywords) Description:  The eye is minute (composed of 1-3 facets), but visible. The ommatidia are distinctly pigmented. Creator:  Eli Sarnat ...

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