Formica fugax Latreille,

Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 64

publication ID

6175

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Formica fugax Latreille
status

 

Genus Diplorhoptrum Mayr, 1855

[emend Baroni Urbani, 1968]

Diplorhoptrum Mayr, 1855:449.

Type-species: Formica fugax Latreille  HNS  , 1798.

Worker. Small, pale to dark yellow; antennae 10 segmented with distinctly enlarged 2 segmented club. Second funicular segment not longer than broad. Eyes minute. Palp formula 2:2. Clypeus bicarinate with projecting teeth. Propodeum rounded unarmed, mesopropodeal furrow distinct, gaster oval with first segment larger than rest of gaster.

Queen. As worker but larger and darker with relatively massive alitrunk; eyes large and ocelli distinct. Fore wings with 1 cubital cell and 1 discoidal cell, radial cell open.

Male. Mandibles 3 toothed; antennae 12 segmented with first funicular segment swollen and globular. Propodeum unarmed. Volsella with broad band of minute pointed scales.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Formica