Asian Myrmecology, Volume 4, pages 1-7, published December 2011
A new ant species from Borneo closely resembling Tetramorium flagellatum Bolton, 1977 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
DANIELA MAGDALENA SORGER
International Research Institute for Entomology, Natural History Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Vienna, Austria.
Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
© D. M. Sorger
Abstract: Tetramorium lucyae sp. nov. from Gunung Murud (Kelabit Highlands), Sarawak, Borneo is described and recognized as a member of the Tetramorium ciliatum-species group. The species closely resembles Tetramorium flagellatum Bolton, 1977. A discussion of the discrimination of the two species is presented.
Keywords: ants, Formicidae, Tetramorium, ciliatum-group, Tetramorium flagellatum, new species, Borneo