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Cyphomyrmex costatus

Cyphomyrmex costatus

Few Cyphomyrmex species are as decorated with sleek little ridges as the Central American Cyphomyrmex costatus. The function of the ridges is unknown, but might help to increase the rigidity of the ants' integument. Panama

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