Myrmica vastator

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 123

publication ID

8127

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmica vastator
status

 

37. Myrmica vastator  HNS  . B.M.

Worker. Length 3/4 - 1 line.-Pale ferruginous: the abdomen black, with about one-third at the base pale, entirely smooth and shining; the head wider than the thorax or abdomen, oblong, slightly emarginate behind; the eyes minute, the club of the antennae three-jointed. Thorax deeply strangulated in the middle, the metathorax without spines. Abdomen ovate, truncate at the base, entirely destitute of pubescence.

Hab. India. (Coll. Major-General Hardwick.)

A number of these ants were found in the cocoon of an Indian moth.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica