Crematogaster forticulus,

Walker, F., 1859, Characters of some apparently undescribed Ceylon insects., Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4, pp. 370-376: 375

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Crematogaster forticulus


Crematogaster forticulus  HNS  .

Neut. Niger, sat angustus, scitis-sime punctatus, capite subquadrate, mandibulis parvis piceis, an-tennis subclavatis thorace non lotigioribus, abdomine longi-ellip-tico latiusculo, pedibus breviusculis, tarsis pallide testaceis.

Worker. Black, rather narrow, slightly shining, very finely punctured. Head subquadrate, a little broader than the thorax; mandibles small, piccous. Antennae subclavate, as long as the thorax. Abdomen long-elliptical, longer and broader than the thorax. Legs rather short; tarsi pale testaceous. Length of the body 1 3 / 4 line.