Wheeler, W.M., 1919
Little is known about the biology of Acanthomyrmex dusun. One collection of this species is from a submontane forest.
Moffett (1986) - Major with head lacking rugae; clypeus with medial projection; propodeal spines short, cylindrical, curved ventrad. Minor worker unknown.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- dusun. Acanthomyrmex dusun Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 89 (s.) BORNEO. See also: Moffett, 1986c: 70.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
Moffett (1986) - Major. HW 2.00, HL 1.99 (CI 100), SL 0.95 (SI 48), EL 0.21, HFL 1.08 (FLI 54; FWI 21) mm. Shallow oval foveae scattered, somewhat larger and denser near scrobes; traces of longitudinal rugae near scrobes. With a more clearly demarcated funicular scrobe than in any other Acanthomyrmex major examined. Cephalic hollow well-developed, with a conspicuous medial sulcus extending below it to the frontal area. Darkly pigmented medial streak on head long, extending into hollow. Clypeal index 178. Forward margin of clypeus with a medial projection. Condition of hypostomal teeth unknown.
Propodeal spines short, conspicuously curved caudad. Pronotal angle drawn out into a feeble tooth. Node of petiole as in figure, PWI intermediate (ca. 69). Anterior peduncle of petiole relatively short and deep, and with lateral hairs present, but sublateral pair lacking; subpetiolar declivity present. Postpetiole subrectangular, similar to that of Acanthomyrmex crassispinus. Dorsal surface of postpetiole and gaster hairy. Femora hairy, and with ventral surfaces distinctly concave. Color orange yellow.
Moffett (1986) - Malaysia: W. Sarawak: Mount Matang, i/1914 (G. E. Bryant, Museum of Comparative Zoology [examined]).
- Moffett, M.W. 1986c. Revision of the myrmicine genus Acanthomyrmex. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 151:55-89. [15.viii.1986.] PDF
- Wheeler, W. M. 1919f. The ants of Borneo. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63: 43-147 (page 89, soldier described)