Formica ingruens

Walker, F., 1859, Characters of some apparently undescribed Ceylon insects., Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4, pp. 370-376: 372

publication ID

2935

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Formica ingruens
status

 

Formica ingruens  HNS  .

Faem. Nigra, scitissime punctata, capite mag-no, mandibulis tarsisque testaceis, antennis corporis dimidio non longioribus, scapo longo subclavato, flagello rufescente subclavato, abdomine lato brevi-elliptico, pedibus robustis breviusculis, alis cinercis parvis, venis piceis, stigmate nigro.

Female. Black, shining, very finely punctured. Head large; mandibles testaceous. Antennae about half the length of the body; scape subclavato, much more than half the length of the flagellum; the latter reddish, subclavata Abdomen short-elliptical, very much broader than the thorax. Legs short, stout; tarsi testaceous. Wings cinereous, narrow, short; veins piceous, in structure like those of F. pangens  HNS  ; stigma black. Length of the body 2 1 / 2 lines, of the wings 4 lines.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Formica