Myrmecia piliventris

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 146

publication ID

8127

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmecia piliventris
status

 

10. Myrmecia piliventris  HNS  .

Worker. Length 6 lines.-Black: the abdomen covered with pale golden pubescence; mandibles porrect, nearly straight, rounded above, longitudinally grooved beneath, somewhat obliquely truncate at the apex, the tip slightly bent, the inner edge with a few minute teeth directed backwards. The head longitudinally striated, the thorax very coarsely so, the striation on the metathorax transverse. Abdomen: the basal node coarsely rugose, with a longitudinal central carina beneath, terminating in a strong tooth at the base.

Hab. Australia. (Coll. F. Smith.)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmecia