Ceratina flavopicta

Smith, F., 1857, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2, pp. 42-88: 47

publication ID

2588

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Ceratina flavopicta
status

 

2. Ceratina flavopicta  HNS  .

C. atra; capite thoraceque flavo-pictis; abdomine fasciisque flavis.

Male. Length 4 lines. Black: the face, inner orbits of the eyes, clypeus, labrum, mandibles, cheeks, scape, and a minute spot above the eyes, yellow. Thorax: the prothorax, two longitudinal lines on the disk of the mesothorax, an epaulet over the tegulae, a line on each side of the metathorax, a spot beneath the wings, the tubercles and legs, yellow; the coxae and base of the femora slightly rufo-piceous; the wings subhyaline, the nervures ferruginous. Abdomen: the basal and apical segments, and the apical margins of the other segments, yellow; the entire insect is shining and the abdomen delicately punctured.

Hab. Borneo (Sarawak).

This species is closely allied to the Ceratina hieroglyphica  HNS  from India, but is abundantly distinct.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Ceratina