Myrmica pellucida

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 pellucida
status

 

2. Myrmica pellucida  HNS  .

M. fusco-testacea; antennis pedibusque pallide testaceis, abdomine pellucido.

Worker, Length 1 1/4 line. Head and thorax dark fusco-testaceous; antennae and legs pale testaceous, nearly white; the divisions of the thorax distinctly marked, that between the meso- and meta-thorax rather deeply impressed; the abdomen of a transparent pale testaceous colour; the metathorax not spined.

Hab. Singapore.

Mr. Wallace, on a ticket attached to specimens of this insect, says, " House-ant: transparent abdomen: very active, but not destructive."

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica