Crematogaster acaciae

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Crematogaster acaciae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. acaciae
Binomial name
Crematogaster acaciae
Forel, 1892

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe.
Palaearctic Region: Ethiopia (type locality), Oman.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • acaciae. Crematogaster acaciae Forel, 1892b: 141 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 144; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Subspecies of brunneipennis: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 152. Revived status as species: Emery, 1922e: 144; Collingwood, 1985: 260. Current subspecies: nominal plus generosa, gloriosa, victoriosa.

Description

References

  • Collingwood, C. A. 1985. Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna Saudi Arab. 7: 230-302 (page 260, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 144, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 144, Revived status as species)
  • Forel, A. 1892b. Die Akazien-Crematogaster von Prof. Keller aus dem Somaliland. Zool. Anz. 15: 140-143 (page 141, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 152, Subspecies of brunneipennis)