Formica indeflexa

Walker, F., 1859, Characters of some apparently undescribed Ceylon insects., Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4, pp. 370-376: 373

publication ID

2935

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Formica indeflexa
status

 

Formica indeflexa  HNS  .

Faem. Picea, gracilis, aptera, scitissime punctata, capite sat magno, mandibulis parvis, antennis subfilifor-mibus corporis dimidio non longioribus, flagello basi scapoque testaceis, thorace subcompresso, pedibus fulvis, tibiis nigris basi fulvis, tarsis testaceis.

Female. Piceous, slender, apterous, very finely punctured. Head rather large; mandibles small. Antennae slender, not more than half the length of the body, nearly filiform; scape tawny, much shorter than the flagellum, the latter tawny towards the base. Thorax somewhat compressed; metathorax, peduncle and its node well developed. Abdomen mutilated. Legs tawny; tibiae black, tawny at the base; tarsi testaceous. Length of the body 4 lines.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Formica