Myrmica domestica

Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum: 12

publication ID

8200

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:46EA3A18-136C-4CE3-A04D-EAB1BC9DCDA4

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/B9748FC3-2EDE-6931-7885-139A557015BF

treatment provided by

Christiana

scientific name

Myrmica domestica
status

 

Myrmica domestica   HNS   .

Female (length 13 / 4 line). Pale fulvous, eyes and ocelli black; a short elongate line on the prothorax, a similar one on each side; the scutellum, a stain on the pectus, and sides of the breast brown; a transverse dark brown fascia on the basal segment of the abdomen not quite reaching the apical margin, the remaining segments dark brown, their margins piceous.

Male (length 1 line). Head black, thorax and abdomen nigro-piceous, the legs and antennae pale testaceous, the femora tinged with brown; the wings hyaline, the nervures and stigma very pale testaceous; the abdomen is heart-shaped, rather palest at the base: the metathorax and peduncle of the abdomen beneath without spines in both sexes.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Myrmica