Solenopsis transversalis

Smith, F., 1860, Descriptions of new species of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at Celebes. (Part Formicidae), Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 5, pp. 57-93: 74

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Solenopsis transversalis


1. Solenopsis transversalis  HNS  . S. ferruginea, capite oblongo-ovato longitudinaliter striato, postice transverse striato : abdomine nitido.

Worker major. Length 2 lines. Ferruginous, with the head and abdomen darkest, the latter palest at the base, and smooth and shining Head : oblong, subquadrate, the sides slightly rounded, longitudinally striated, and with a central longitudinal smooth impressed line ; the vertex transversely striated and slightly emarginate. Thorax : deeply strangulated between the meso- and metathorax., the latter armed with two minute spines ; the first node of the peduncle petioiated, conical, and elevated above the second node, which is globose.

Hab. Makassar.