Atta fumipennis

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

publication ID

8127

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Atta fumipennis
status

 

28. Atta fumipennis   HNS   . B.M.

Female. Length 3 1/2 lines.-Pale ferruginous and opake, with the scape, basal joints of the flagellum, and the legs pale; the apical joints of the antennae and the margins of the mandibles dusky. The head and thorax very evenly and delicately striated; the wings smoky, palest at their base, with the nervures fuscous; the second and following segments of the abdomen shining. Worker. Length 1 1/4 line.-Pale rufo-testaceous, not shining: head oblong-ovate, with the mandibles bent, and very acute at their apex, their inner margin furnished with acute teeth; the thorax narrowed, and nearly parallel behind the prothorax; the metathorax armed with two upright acute spines. Abdomen ovate, truncate at the base, and more or less fuscous at the apex.

Hab. Rio. (Coll. Rev. Hamlet Clark.)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Atta