Myrmica vastator

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: 71

publication ID

2588

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Myrmica vastator
status

 

3. Myrmica vastator  HNS  .

M. pallide flavo-testacea, laevis; abdomine nitido, apice fuscescenti.

Worker. Length 1 1/4 line. The head, thorax, antennae, legs, and petiole of the abdomen, pale yellow-testaceous; the head oblong quadrate; the eyes small, placed forwards on the side of the head; antennae clavate, the club formed of three joints; the thorax deeply strangulated between the meso- and meta-thorax; the latter without spines; the abdomen pale at its base, fuscous at its apex.

Hab. Singapore.

Mr. Wallace attaches a ticket to this species, " House-ant: very destructive."

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica