Crematogaster cephalotes

Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 137

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8127

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scientific name

Crematogaster cephalotes
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9. Crematogaster cephalotes  HNS  .

Worker. Length 1-1 1/4 line.-Testaceous: head very large, smooth and shining; the antennae, clypeus and mandibles pale testaceous. Thorax deeply constricted in the middle, rugose in front, with a smooth shining space before the constriction; the metathorax deeply excavated, having on each side an acute spine; the tibiae and tarsi pale testaceous. Abdomen heartshaped; the basal node flattened anteriorly, with the sides angulated, the second node globose.

Worker minor.-Differs in having the head proportionally smaller, the thorax being smooth and shining above.

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