Myrmecia vindex

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 144-145

publication ID

8127

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/B3D4CC65-8962-68F5-BAC5-9EB5AACB0AEC

treatment provided by

Donat

scientific name

Myrmecia vindex
status

 

5. Myrmecia vindex  HNS  . B.M.

Worker. Length 7 lines.-Ferruginous, with the abdomen black; the nodes of the petiole ferruginous; the sculpture nearly the same as in M. sanguinea  HNS  ; the mandibles are, however, longer, more strongly toothed, and of a pale yellow colour; the nodes of the petiole are more elongate, and the petiole of the first node is longer and more slender; the insect is of a duller red than M. sanguinea  HNS  ; the head sometimes fuscous-red.

Hab. West Australia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmecia