Crematogaster algirica

AntWiki - Where Ant Biologists Share Their Knowledge
Jump to: navigation, search
Crematogaster algirica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. algirica
Binomial name
Crematogaster algirica
(Lucas, 1849)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • algirica. Myrmica algirica Lucas, 1849: 300, pl. 16, fig. 9 (w.q.) ALGERIA. Combination in Crematogaster: Emery, 1891b: 14; in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 143; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Junior synonym of scutellaris: Lucas, 1856: xxi; Nylander, 1856b: 100; Smith, F. 1858b: 135; Mayr, 1861: 74. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of scutellaris: Emery, 1891b: 14; Karavaiev, 1912a: 11; Santschi, 1929e: 148. Revived status as species: Collingwood, 1978: 68.

Description

References

  • Collingwood, C. A. 1978. A provisional list of Iberian Formicidae with a key to the worker caste (Hym. Aculeata). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 52: 65-95 (page 68, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1891c. Exploration scientifique de la Tunisie. Zoologie. - Hyménoptères. Révision critique des fourmis de la Tunisie. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, iii + 21 pp. (page 14, Combination in Crematogaster)
  • Emery, C. 1891c. Exploration scientifique de la Tunisie. Zoologie. - Hyménoptères. Révision critique des fourmis de la Tunisie. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, iii + 21 pp. (page 14, Revived synonymy as variety of scutellaris)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 143, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Karavaiev, V. 1912a. Ameisen aus Tunesien und Algerien, nebst einigen unterwegs in Italien gesammelten Arten. Rus. Entomol. Obozr. 12: 1-22 (page 11, Revived synonymy as variety of scutellaris)
  • Lucas, H. 1849. Exploration scientifique de l'Algérie pendant les années 1840, 1841, 1842. Sciences physiques. Zoologie. III. Histoire naturelle des animaux articulés. Troisième partie - Insectes (Suite). Paris: A. Bertrand, 527 pp. (page 300, pl. 16, fig. 9 worker, queen described)
  • Lucas, H. 1856. [Untitled. Introduced by "M. H. Lucas fait connaître la note suivante."]. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (Bull.) (3)4:xix-xxi. (page xxi, Junior synonym of scutellaris)
  • Mayr, G. 1861. Die europäischen Formiciden. Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet. Wien: C. Gerolds Sohn, 80 pp. (page 74, Junior synonym of scutellaris)
  • Nylander, W. 1856b. Synopsis des Formicides de France et d'Algérie. Ann. Sci. Nat. Zool. (4) 5: 51-109 (page 100, Junior synonym of scutellaris)
  • Santschi, F. 1929e. Fourmis du Maroc, d'Algérie et de Tunisie. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 69: 138-165 (page 148, Revived synonymy as variety of scutellaris)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 135, Junior synonym of scutellaris)