Myrmica consternens

Walker, F., 1859, Characters of some apparently undescribed Ceylon insects., Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4, pp. 370-376: 374

publication ID

2935

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmica consternens
status

 

Myrmica consternens  HNS  .

Mas. Testacea, gracilis, nitens, capite parvo supra nigro, antennis filiformibus thorace non longioribus, abdomine subfusiformi, pedibus parvis, alis albidis, venis stigmate-que testaceis. Neut.? Nigra, capite magno elongato, antennis testaceis subclavatis, thorace testaceo compresso, abdomine brevi-ovato, pedibus testaceis.

Male. Testaceous, slender, shining. Head small, vertex black. Antennae filiform, paler than the body, not longer than the thorax. Peduncle with two small nodes. Abdomen nearly fusiform, a little longer than the thorax. Legs short, slender. Wings whitish; veins and stigma testaceous, the former in structure much like those of Polyrhachis militaris  HNS  . Length of the body 2 1 / 2 lines; of the wings 5 lines.

Worker? Black. Head large, elongate. Antennae short, testaceous, subclavate. Thorax testaceous, compressed, narrower than the head, attenuated and partly black hindward. Abdomen short-oval, broader than the head. Legs testaceous; femora mostly piceous. Length of the body 3 / 4 line.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica