Crematogaster amita

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Crematogaster amita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. amita
Binomial name
Crematogaster amita
Forel, 1913

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

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.

  • amita. Crematogaster kneri var. amita Forel, 1913a: 125 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 847. Subspecies of kneri: Forel, 1922: 94. Raised to species: Santschi, 1925h: 161; Santschi, 1926b: 226. Current subspecies: nominal plus bushimana, caffra, makololo, matabele.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1913a. Fourmis de Rhodesia, etc. récoltées par M. G. Arnold, le Dr. H. Brauns et K. Fikendey. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 108-147 (page 125, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1922b. Glanures myrmécologiques en 1922. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 87-102 (page 94, Race of kneri)
  • Santschi, F. 1925h. Formicidae. Mission Rohan-Chabot 4(3 3: 159-168 (page 161, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 226, Raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 847, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))