Cerapachys & Leptogenys Genera

  • Mandibles thin & long sword-like with only few teeth at the reduced extremity
  • Bases of the mandibules wide, on the prolongation of the lateral border of the cranium
  • Japan
  • Drawing Cerapachys daikoku petiole in d&lview
  • PE relatively wide, anterodorsal corners angulate
  • Whole body black:C. daikoku
  • Japan
  • Drawing Cerapachys humicola petiole  in f&dview
  • PE nearly as long as wide, anterodorsal corners rounded
  • PNnot margined anteriorly by a carina ind-lview: C. humicola
  • Drawing Cerapachys humicola pronotum in f-dview
  • Body pale to dark brown
  • Japan
  • Drawing Cerapachys biroi protonum in dorso-lateral view
  • PNmargined anteriorly by a weak carina in d-lview
  • Drawing Cerapachys biroi in dorsal view
  • If (a)t2longer thanPE +t1together :C. biroi, elseC. hashimotoi