Mallinella myrmecophaga Koh & Dankittipakul, 2014 – of the lowland in Sarawak/Borneo In the rainforest of Borneo, there are many strategies for animals to survive and hunt. One popular strategy is mimicry, an adaptation that serves to deceive or protect…
Pyrops intricata (Walker, 1857) from Sarawak / Borneo
Pyrops cultellatus cultellatus (Walker, 1857) with Dinomyrmex gigas (Latreille, 1802) Sarawak / Borneo The diet of Dinomyrmex gigas is mostly honeydew (90%) as well as insect prey, bird droppings and other excrements while Pyrops cultellatus cultellatu feeds on tree sap.
Giant forest ant, Dinomyrmex gigas (Latreille, 1802) Subspecies: Dinomyrmex gigas borneensis Emery, 1887 Former Camponotus gigas (Latreille, 1802) is reclassified as Dinomyrmex gigas; dino – a combining form meaning “terrifying, frightful” and the Greek myrmex, meaning “ant”.