Taylor, R.W.

Year: 2018


New species of the ant genus Metapone Forel, 1911: first records from New Caledonia and Vanuatu (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Journal: Myrmecological News

Volume: 26

Pages: 97-100

Type of contribution: Original Article

Supplementary material: No


The new species Metapone kanak sp.n. and M. nivanuatu sp.n. are described respectively from New Caledonia and Vanuatu extending the known range of the genus. Their affinities and biology are reviewed.

Key words: Formicidae, Myrmicinae, Isoptera, Termites, ant-termite inquilinism, taxonomy, new species, biogeography.

Publisher: The Austrian Society of Entomofaunistics

ISSN: Print: 1994-4136 - Online: 1997-3500