Pompilus ACUMINATUS, Smith, 1851

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/DD289E4E-5FCC-9449-4E6A-C9814610DE09

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scientific name

Pompilus ACUMINATUS
status

 

Pompilus ACUMINATUS   HNS   .

Male (length 4 lines). Black; head very delicately punctured, with a few larger scattered punctures; the face below the antennae covered with a thin silvery pile, the labrum concealed, the antennae about the length of the thorax, robust and of uniform thickness, except the apical joint which is acuminate: thorax, very delicately punctured, the metathorax much more strongly so, and having, particularly at the sides, a silvery pubescence; the sides of the thorax, and all the coxae are covered with a changeable silvery pile; the wings are slightly clouded at their margins; the second submarginal cell is large and oblong, the third becomes gradually about one-third narrower towards the marginal; the legs nigro-piceous, the anterior pair simple, the intermediate and posterior pairs slightly ciliated: abdomen narrower than the thorax, smooth and shining, and thinly covered with a silvery pile, the extreme apex piceous.

Hab. - Kirkpatrick Juxta, Moffat, Scotland.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Pompilidae

Genus

Pompilus