antennal scrobes

Longitudinal grooves, impressions or excavations in the side of the head that can accommodate at least some portions of the antennae. Vary from simple broad, shallow grooves to extensive deep trenches. Used in Antkey to distinguish among some myrmicine genera and species.

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