Myrmecia nigrocincta

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 147

publication ID

8127

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C86CFDBF-61D9-48EE-9C2E-325FC0462B10

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/13091D7F-20D1-A2F0-F036-596F2AD00A25

treatment provided by

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scientific name

Myrmecia nigrocincta
status

 

13. Myrmecia nigrocincta  HNS  . B.M.

Worker. Length 5 lines.-Black: the mandibles, antennae, thorax and basal node of the peduncle, ferruginous; the mesothorax black, obscurely reddish beneath; the legs dark rufopiceous, with the tarsi and front of the anterior tibiae ferruginous. The head finely longitudinally rugose; the prothorax with a central longitudinal depression on the disk, and very finely sculptured with a curved transverse striation, which passes obliquely down the sides; the meso- and metathorax very finely striated transversely, the latter with an elongate depression in the middle above; both the nodes smooth and shining; the second node with some obscure ferruginous tints. Abdomen shining, and covered with a fine, silky, cinereous pile, the apex sprinkled with a few long pale hairs.

Hab. Australia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmecia