Ponera laeviceps

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: 69-70

publication ID

2588

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scientific name

Ponera laeviceps
status

 

13. Ponera laeviceps  HNS  .

P. nigra; capite elongata laevi nitido; thorace abdomineque laevigatis nitidis; tarsis pallidis ferrugineis.

Worker. Length 3 lines. Black, smooth and shining: a few striae on the face on each side of the clypeus; the latter triangular, with a central raised longitudinal carina; a longitudinal impressed line runs from the insertion of the antennae half-way towards the posterior margin of the vertex. Thorax: in front forming a short neck, behind which it is swollen; from thence it is much narrowed and compressed; the apex oblique and transversely rugose; the tarsi pale rufo-testaceous; the abdomen with a deep strangulation between' the first and second segment; the node elevated and rounded above.

Hab. Borneo (Sarawak).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Ponera