Tanansathaporn S., Zettel H., Pinkaew N., Kongmee M., Waengsothorn S., Jaitrong W.
Two new species of the genus Echinopla Smith, 1857 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) from Thailand
Number: 370, Pages: 1 - 11
Thirty-three species and three subspecies of the genus Echinopla Smith, 1857 are known as arboreal ants and distributed from eastern India, China, various countries in Southeast Asia, New Guinea to Australia. Two new species are described from Thailand: Echinopla charernsomi Tanansathaporn et Jaitrong, sp. n. (Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Nayok and Tak provinces) based on the worker caste and Echinopla jeenthongi Tanansathaporn et Jaitrong, sp. n. (Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Phangnga provinces) based on the worker caste and dealate gyne.