Formica latebrosa

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

publication ID

2935

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Formica latebrosa
status

 

Formica latebrosa  HNS  .

Mas. Testacea, antennis gracillimis, scapo longissimo, metathorace laevi, abdomine nigro, petiolo testaceo, pedibus longis debilibus, alis albis, venis stigmateque testaceis.

Male. Testaceous. Antennae very slender; scape very long, slightly increasing in thickness from the base to the tip, much more than half the length of the flagellum. Metathorax smooth. Abdomen black; peduncle and its node testaceous. Legs long,. slender. Wings white; veins and stigma testaceous, the former in structure like those of F. exercita  HNS  . Length of the body 4 lines; of the wings 7 lines.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Formica