Psyche: A Journal of Entomology / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

First Record of Lenomyrmex inusitatus (Formicidae: Myrmicinae) in Ecuador and Description of the Queen

Table 2

Key for the known queens of Lenomyrmex.

1. Head foveolate, with median longitudinal striae; mesosoma predominantly smooth and shiny, with sparse punctures on pronotum, mesopleuron, metapleuron, and propodeum, scutellum and axillae foveolate, mesoscutum foveolate-striate, no erect hairsinusitatus
–Head densely rugo-reticulate; mesosoma covered by sculpture, mesopleuron, scutellum, and propodeal dorsum with striae, axillae rugo-reticulate, mesoscutum rugulose, erect hairs2

2(1). Propodeal spines approximately equal in length to distance between their bases; integument predominantly shiny; HL > 0.80mandibularis
–Propodeal spines notably shorter than distance between their bases; integument predominantly opaque; HL < 0.80wardi