Nomia iridescens, Westw

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: 43

publication ID

2588

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Nomia iridescens, Westw
status

 

2. Nomia iridescens, Westw  HNS  . MS.

N. nigra; capite thoraceque punctatis subopacis; faciei pube grisea; pedibus nigris; abdomine fasciis tribus caeruleis; alis hyalinis.

Female. Length 4 lines. Black: very closely and finely punctured; the head and thorax with a griseous pubescence, most dense on the face and sides of the metathorax; the clypeus with a central longitudinal carina; the mandibles obscurely ferruginous at the apex; a white line on the posterior margin of the prothorax, which passes on to and surrounds the tubercles; the scutellum bordered with a line of very short white pubescence; the tegulae pale testaceous; the wings fulvo-hyaline, with the nervures pale ferruginous; the legs clothed with a mixture of dark brown and griseous pubescence, that on the posterior tibiae within, and on all the tarsi beneath, fulvous; the claw-joint of the tarsi ferruginous. Abdomen shining, with an obscure violet tinge in certain lights; the apical margins of the second, third and fourth segments with a fascia of bright green or blue-green; beneath, thickly and coarsely punctured. Hab. Malacca, India.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Halictidae

Genus

Nomia