Leptogenys arcuata, Roger

Forel, A., 1893, Formicides de l'Antille St. Vincent. Récoltées par Mons. H. H. Smith., Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1893, pp. 333-418: 359-360

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Leptogenys arcuata, Roger
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1. Leptogenys arcuata, Roger  HNS  .

(No. 44 a a 44 d), [[ worker ]] [[ male ]]. [[ male ]]. 4, 7 a 5 mill. Tete beaucoup plus longue que large, assez fortement retrecie a partire des yeux jusqu'a l'occiput. N oe ud du pedicule arrondi au sommet, ou il est attenue relativement a la base, seulement subtronque derriere, plus large qu'epais, presque lisse. Metanotum grossierement et irregulierement rugueux. Ailes bien loin d'atteindre l'extremite de l'abdomen. Elles sont subhyalines, avec les nervures pales et la tache marginale brune, assez grande. Du reste sculpture, pilosite et couleur de l'ouvriere. Chez les [[ male ]] de Leptogenys  HNS  , les sillons convergents du mesonotum sont tres profonds.

(44). Rare. The only specimens thus far obtained were found under sod or stones. Moderately active.

(44 a): Fitz-Hugh Valley (leeward), 500 ft. Nov. 4 th. Under sod on a rock; shady place (only one found).

(44 b). Bowwood Valley, near-Kingstown, 800 ft. Oct. 21 st. Open hill-side. A single specimen under a stone.

(44 e). Cumberland Valley (leeward), 500 ft.; edge of forest near stream; under sod on a rock. Dec. 1 st.

(44 d). Cumberland Valley, 500 ft.; edge of forest. Dec. 1 st. In rotten wood. I could not well make out the structure of the nest, which apparently consisted of a passage a few inches long, and one or two small chambers. Two or three males, and perhaps thirty workers, were seen.