Formica pangens

Walker, F., 1859, Characters of some apparently undescribed Ceylon insects., Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4, pp. 370-376: 371-372

publication ID

2935

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Formica pangens
status

 

Formica pangens  HNS  .

Mas. Testacea, scitissime punctata, capito supra picco, antennis filiformibus corpore valde brevioribus, scapo brevissimo, abdomine elliptico, antice piceo, pedibus breviusculis, alis cincreis, venis testaceis, stigmate nigro.

Male. Testaceous, slightly shining, very finely and minutely punctured. Head piceous above. Antennae filiform, much shorter than the body; scape very short. Abdomen elliptical, very little longer than the thorax; fore-half piceous. Legs rather short. Wings cinereous; veins testaceous, in structure like those of Tapinoma erratica  HNS  ; stigma black. Length of the body 2 1 / 2 lines; of the wings 4 lines.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Formica