Myrmica bidentata

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 124

publication ID

8127

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scientific name

Myrmica bidentata
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40. Myrmica bidentata  HNS  .

Worker. Length 1 1/2 line.-Pale rufous; the abdomen rufopiceous, with base and apex pale. Head oblong, very smooth and shining; the eyes small, placed rather forward at the sides of the head; the clypeus produced, concave above, the lateral angles with a stout acute tooth; the mandibles stout, and having three acute teeth at their apex. Thorax oblong, with a deep strangulation between the meso- and metathorax, the metathorax with a minute tubercle on each side, not toothed; the first node of the peduncle clavate, the second globose.

Hab. Calcutta. (Coll. East India House.)

This species is readily distinguished by its bidentate clypeus,

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica