Myrmecia mandibularis

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 145

publication ID

8127

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmecia mandibularis
status

 

8. Myrmecia mandibularis  HNS  . B.M.

Worker. Length 5 lines.-Black and shining: head quadrate and longitudinally striated; mandibles straight, with a slight bend at their base, of nearly equal width throughout, convex above, flattened beneath, obliquely truncate, forming a bent tooth at the apex; the inner edge with three or four teeth. Thorax: the pro-, meso- and metathorax above, much more strongly striated longitudinally than the head; the metathorax transversely striated behind; the apical joints of the tarsi ferruginous. Abdomen: the first node of the petiole, viewed sideways, is quadrate; above, it is convex, widest behind, and coarsely rugose; the second node subglobose, and longitudinally and finely striated, the abdomen densely clothed with ferruginous pubescence.

Hab. Adelaide.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmecia