Crematogaster insularis

Smith, F., 1859, Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at the Islands of Aru and Key., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 3, pp. 132-158: 149

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Crematogaster insularis


3. Crematogaster insularis  HNS  .

C, niger, laevis et nitidus; antennis tarsisque pallide testaceis; thorace spinis duabus acutis armato.

Worker. Length 1 1 / 4 line. Black, smooth and shining; the vertex, thorax and nodes of the peduncle with an obscure ferruginous tinge; the antenote, tarsi, and articulations of the legs pale rufo-testaceous; the spines which arm the metathorax stout, elongate, and acute, with their apex pale testaceous. Abdomen heart-shaped and very acute at the apex.

Hab. Aru.