Black ant in the kitchen

Black ant in the kitchen

Observation - Black ant in the kitchen - Southern Africa. Description: Spotted this small black ant in the kitchen and photographed it on the countertop. Solitary. Around 3- 3.5mm in length. Looks like Crematogaster peringueyi which I have seen before but the dorsal gaster is a brownish colour rather than the black of the pr

Spotted this small black ant in the kitchen and photographed it on the countertop. Solitary. Around 3- 3.5mm in length. Looks like Crematogaster peringueyi which I have seen before but the dorsal gaster is a brownish colour rather than the black of the previous specimens. Perhaps down to younger age?