Myrmica formosa

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 128-129

publication ID

8127

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmica formosa
status

 

55. Myrmica formosa  HNS  .

Worker. Length 3 lines.-Black: the mandibles, antennas, thorax, legs, and first node of the petiole, blood-red, the mandibles palest, and the scape and apex of the flagellum above, more or less fuscous. The head longitudinally striated, the prothorax with very coarse striae diverging on each side from the centre; the mesothorax longitudinally striated, the metathorax coarsely rugose, with the oblique apical portion transversely striated; the first node coarsely rugose, the second and the abdomen smooth and shining.

Hab. Adelaide. (Coll. F. Smith.)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica