Crematogaster anthracinus

Smith, F., 1857, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2, pp. 42-88: 75

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Crematogaster anthracinus


1. Crematogaster anthracinus  HNS  .

C. aterrimus, laevis et nitidus; tarsis rufo-piceis.

Worker. Length 1 1/4 line. Jet-black, smooth and shining; the face with a few delicate striae; the extreme base of the scape, and the apex of the flagellum, pale testaceous. Thorax: flattened above, opake and finely rugose; the metathorax armed on each side with an acute spine; the tarsi pale testaceous, with the claw-joint darker. Abdomen: heart-shaped, smooth, shining and impunctate.

Hab. Singapore.