Crematogaster brunneus

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 138

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Crematogaster brunneus


10. Crematogaster brunneus  HNS  .

Worker. Length 2 lines. - Reddish-brown, smooth and shining: head wider than the thorax, the vertex slightly emarginate. Thorax: the disk concave and finely striated longitudinally; the metathorax deeply concave, and furnished on each side with a stout acute spine; the legs with the tips of the joints and the tarsi pale testaceous. Abdomen heart-shaped, smooth and shining; the first node of the peduncle heart-shaped, flattened above, the second globose and bituberculate above.

Worker minor.-One-third smaller, and of a paler colour.

Hab. Borneo (Sarawak). (Coll. W. W. Saunders, Esq.)