Myrmica longisculpta, a new species from Himalaya (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)
Bharti Himender, Sharma Yash P.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 51(2): 723-729, 2011
Abstract: Myrmica longisculpta sp. nov. is described from south-western slopes of Himalaya
in the Jammu and Kashmir region of India. It is most similar to species of the
Myrmica rugosa Mayr, 1865 species group but based just on workers, this species
cannot be placed with certainty to any species group in the scheme provided by
Radchenko & Elmes (2010).
Key words: Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae, Myrmica, taxonomy, new species, Himalaya, India.