Myrmica longiceps

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

publication ID

8127

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmica longiceps
status

 

53. Myrmica longiceps  HNS  . B.M.

Worker. Length 2 lines.-Dark rufo-piceous: the legs elongate and pale rufo-testaceous. Head oblong-ovate, the mandibles large, produced forwards in a line with the sides of the head; the face striated on each side before the eyes, the clypeus and vertex smooth and shining, the antennae and legs long, slender, and pubescent. Thorax smooth and shining in front, deeply strangulated in the middle, the metathorax with two bent acute spines. The nodes of the peduncle and the abdomen, smooth, shining, and thinly sprinkled with long pale erect hairs.

Hab. Melbourne.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica