Myrmica obscurata

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Myrmica obscurata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. obscurata
Binomial name
Myrmica obscurata
Motschoulsky, 1863

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

Sri Lanka (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • obscurata. Myrmica obscurata Motschoulsky, 1863: 16 (w.) SRI LANKA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 281; incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 667.

Description

References

  • Motschoulsky, V. de. 1863. Essai d'un catalogue des insectes de l'île Ceylan (suite). Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 36(3 3: 1-153 (page 16, worker described)