Myrmica vexator

Smith, F., 1861, Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the Islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 6, pp. 36-48: 47

publication ID

2596

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmica vexator
status

 

6. Myrmica vexator  HNS  .

M. pallide flavo-testacea, laevis, nitidissima; abdomine apice fusco-nigro.

Worker. Length 1 line. Honey-yellow, very smooth and shining; the flagellum slightly fuscous towards the apex; the eyes small and placed forwards at the sides of the head; the metathorax not spined; the abdomen fuscous with the base pale.

Hab. Ternati.

This species resembles the House-ant, M. molesta  HNS  ; but it differs in several particulars from that species; its head is much larger, and it is entirely smooth and shining.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica