slope of mesosoma steep

The gradual downward slope of the mesosomal profile is broken by a steep decline from the posterior of promesonotum to the anterior of the propodeum. Used in Antkey to separate Pheidole from Cardiocondyla, Crematogaster, Myrmica, Tetramorium, Vollenhovia and Wasmannia.

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