Atta diligens

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 168

publication ID

8127

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Atta diligens
status

 

25. Atta diligens  HNS  . B.M.

Worker major. Length 1 1/2 line.-Pale reddish-yellow, with the abdomen slightly fuscous, the head and thorax opake, the abdomen shining. The head very large, the sides rounded, deeply emarginate behind, with a central longitudinal channel extending to the clypeus; the latter, as well as the mandibles, smooth and shining; the inner margin of the mandibles black. The divisions between the pro-, meso- and metathorax strongly marked, the latter with two short acute spines.

Worker minor.-About a line in length, slender, and having the head of ordinary size; the head and abdomen more or less fuscous.

Hab. Brazil (Villa Nova).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Atta