Terayama & Yamane, 2000
Known only from the holotype, nothing is known about this ant's biology.
Terayama & Yamane (2000) - This species is distinguished from Lasiomyrma gedensis by the straight propedeal dorsum, the absence of an angle of anterior slope of petiolar node and the concave occipital margin of head in full face view, and from Lasiomyrma gracilinoda by the thicker petiolar node, the longer mesopleuron and the strongly produced propodeal lobe.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- maryatiae. Lasiomyrma maryatiae Terayama & Yamane, 2000: 526, figs. 11-12 (w.) BORNEO.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
HL 0.55 mm; HW 0.45 mm; SL 0.30 mm; CI 82; SI 67; WL 0.65 mm; PW 0.39 mm; PL 0.23 mm; PH 0.23 mm; DPW 0.14 mm; PPL 0.15 mm; PPH 0.16 mm; PPW 0.18 mm; TL 2.2 mm.
Head 1.22 times as long as wide, densely punctate, with evenly convex sides and weakly concave occipital margin in full face view. Eye 0.14 mm in maximum diameter.
Alitrunk densely punctate, with flat promesonotal and propodeal dorsa; metanotal groove shallow; propodeal spine as long as wide at base; propodeal declivity gently sloping to propodeal lobe; propodeal lobe produced posteriorly. Mesopleuron long, its maximum length distinctly longer than its length of ventral margin.
Petiole as long as high; node thick, reversed U-shaped in profile. Postpetiole higher than long, with convex dorsal margin in profile.
Gaster with shallow and small punctures that are moderately spaced, in dorsal view 0.49 mm in maximum width.
Body blackish brown; mandible and antenna yellow; legs brown.
Holotype. Worker, Poring (550 m), Sabah, Borneo, E. Malaysia, 17. III. 1995, Sk. Yamane leg. Tropical Biology and Conservation Unit, Malaysia Sabah University, Kota Kinabalu.
The specific epithet is dedicated to Dr. Maryati Mohamed of Universiti Malaysia Sabah.
- Terayama, M.; Yamane, S. 2000. Lasiomyrma, a new stenammine ant genus from southeast Asia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomol. Sci. 3: 523-527 PDF (page 526, figs. 11-12 worker described)