Myrmica fragilis

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 124-125

publication ID

8127

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmica fragilis
status

 

42. Myrmica fragilis  HNS  . B.M.

Worker. Length 1 1/4 line.-Pale flavo-testaceous, smooth and shining. Head oblong-quadrate, eyes very small, placed forward on the sides of the head; antennae clavate, the club 3-jointed; the thorax with a deep strangulation between the meso- and metathorax, the latter without spines; the abdomen fuscous at its apex.

Hab. Singapore. (Coll. W. W. Saunders, Esq.)

"House-Ant, very destructive."-Wallace.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica