Myrmica transversa

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 129

publication ID

8127

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmica transversa
status

 

62. Myrmica transversa  HNS  . U.M.

Worker. Length 3 lines.-Bright rufo-ferruginous: head large, subquadrate, wider than the thorax or abdomen. Head finely striated, with some coarser striae before the eyes, slightly emarginate behind; the eyes, inner margins of the mandibles and the teeth, black. The prothorax longitudinally striated, the meso- and metathorax transversely so, the latter without spines; the legs sprinkled with pale glittering hairs. Abdomen very smooth and shining, the first node oblong, the second narrowed at the base.

Hab. North America.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica