Meranoplus dimicans

Walker, F., 1859, Characters of some apparently undescribed Ceylon insects., Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4, pp. 370-376: 375-376

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Meranoplus dimicans


Meranoplus dimicans  HNS  .

Neut. Rufescens, convexus, brevis, latus, scabrosus, pilosus, capite subquadrate, antennis clavatis, scutello bi- spinoso, metathorace bispinuloso, abdomine latiore nigro brevi-clliptico, pedibus breviusculis.

Worker. Reddish, convex, short, broad, scabrous, pilose. Head subquadrate, a little broader than the thorax. Antennae clavate. Scutellum with two long acute spines, which are directed obliquely hindward. Metathorax with two small spines. Abdomen black, short-elliptical, broader than the thorax. Legs short. Length of the body 2 lines.