Myrmica castanea

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 131

publication ID

8127

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmica castanea
status

 

69. Myrmica castanea  HNS  . B.M.

Female. Length 3 lines.-Chestnut-red: head and thorax longitudinally striated, the scutellum smooth with a few punctures; the metathorax with two short spines, between which it is transversely striated; mandibles smooth and shining, with two stout teeth at the apex, and a few striae at their outer margins. Abdomen smooth and shining, with the apical margins of the segments dusky.

Hab. Brazil (Ega).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica