Perissomyrmex medogensis

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Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Myrmicinae
Tribus: Myrmecinini
Genus: Perissomyrmex
Species: Perissomyrmex medogensis


Perissomyrmex medogensis Xu & Zhang, 2012 figs. 6- 21.

Holotype: Worker, Cheng-Lin Zhang leg., No. A11 - 4178.
Type locality: China, Tibet, Medog County, Damu Town, 70K, N 29° 42.224', E 95° 31.346', 2750 m, collected from a nest inside decayed wood in a ground sample in Abies forest, on the south slope of Himalaya Mountain, 22.VII.2011.
Paratypes: 27 workers, two soldiers, and one queen, with the same data and collected from the same nest with the holotype worker.


  • Zheng-Hui Xu & Cheng-Lin Zhang. 2012: Review of the myrmicine ant genus Perissomyrmex M.R. Smith, 1947 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with description of a new species from Tibet, China. Myrmecological News, 17: 147–154. PDF.