Pheidole rugosa

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 175-176

publication ID

8127

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CE53EFA3-988C-5257-6341-9727906D5140

treatment provided by

Donat

scientific name

Pheidole rugosa
status

 

13. Pheidole rugosa  HNS  . B.M.

Worker. Length 3 1/2 lines.- - Ferruginous and very pubescent: the head very large, deeply emarginate behind and with a deeply impressed central channel, extending to the anterior margin of the face; the head and thorax closely and coarsely punctured, the latter narrowed behind, and deeply strangulated between the meso- and metathorax, the latter armed with two acute spines, and obliquely truncate. Abdomen ovate; the first segment with a number of fine longitudinal carinae, which intermingle at its base, but run parallel at its apex; the following segments more faintly carinate.

Hab. Ceylon.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Pheidole