Crematogaster affabilis

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Crematogaster affabilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. affabilis
Binomial name
Crematogaster affabilis
Forel, 1907

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Specimen Labels

This arboreal, long spined, black ant is common in southern Arabia wherever there are trees (Collingwood and Agosti 1996).

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia, Somalia (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: Oman.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • affabilis. Crematogaster chiarinii var. affabilis Forel, 1907c: 142 (w.) SOMALIA. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 146; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985: 260.

Description

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