Myrmica ruficeps

Smith, F., 1861, Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the Islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 6, pp. 36-48: 46

publication ID

2596

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scientific name

Myrmica ruficeps
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3. Myrmica ruficeps  HNS 

. M. fusco-nigra; capite ferrugineo et longi-tudinaliter striato, thorace supra striata; abdomine laevi, nitidissimo.

Female. Length 4 lines. Black, the head red with a space behind the insertion of the antennae regularly striated longitudinally, extending to the posterior margin; on each side of the striation the head is rugose; the mandibles stout, smooth and shining, with their inner margin black, smooth, and edentate; flagellum 12 - jointed, the club 3 - jointed. Thorax, the disk longitudinally striated, the scutellum smooth and shining, with a few transverse striae behind; the metathorax with two short stout teeth; the tarsi and articulations of the legs pale rufo-testaceous. The petiole of the abdomen ferruginous, the nodes black, the first globose, the second transverse. Abdomen ovate, black, smooth, and shining.

Hab. Celebes (Tondano).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica