Typhlopone laevigata

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: 70

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Typhlopone laevigata


1. Typhlopone laevigata  HNS  .

T. castanea nitida laevigata, capite in medio sulcata.

Worker. Length 4 lines. Chestnut-red: smooth and shining, longitudinally channeled, slightly interrupted, in some examples, near the margin of the vertex; the inner margin, and apex of the mandibles, black. Thorax: a slightly impressed channel in front; the peduncle narrowed and rounded in front; the abdomen and legs rather paler than the head, the margins of the segments slightly constricted.

Worker (minor). About half the size, pale testaceous, and more abruptly truncated on the thorax.

Hab. Borneo (Sarawak).