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1. Polyrhachis bihamata HNS . Pl. IV. fig. 19. B.M.

Formica bihamata, Drury HNS , Ins. ii. pl. 38. f. 7, 8 [[worker]].

Fabr. Syst. Ent.394.21; Ent. Syst. ii.361.49; Syst. Piez, 411, 66.

Sulz. Gesch. Ins. t. 27. f. 19.

Oliv. Encycl. Meth. vi. 499.

Latr. Hist. Nat. Fourm. 127.

Polyrhachis bihamatus HNS , Smith, Proc. Linn. Soc. ii. 59.

Hab. India; Sumatra; Borneo.

The specimens received from Borneo are much smaller and of a paler colour than those from India; there is also a slight difference in the form of the curved spines which arm the node of the abdomen, being parallel to each other full half of their length, whilst in examples from India the spines diverge from their base.


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