Crematogaster bicolor

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Crematogaster bicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. bicolor
Binomial name
Crematogaster bicolor
Smith, F., 1860

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • bicolor. Crematogaster bicolor Smith, F. 1860b: 109 (w.) INDONESIA (Batjan I.). Mayr, 1867a: 104 (q.m.). Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 131; in C. (Acrocoelia): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 463; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Current subspecies: nominal plus imbellis.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Four worker syntypes in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “under bark, Bac.”

Description

References

  • Buckley, S. B. 1867. Descriptions of new species of North American Formicidae (continued from page 172.). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Phila. 6: 335-350 (page 350, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1886d. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 419-464 (page 463, Senior synonym of clara)
  • McCook, H. C. 1880 [1879]. Formicariae. Pp. 182-189 in: Comstock, J. H. Report upon cotton insects. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 511 pp. (page 188, Senior synonym of clara)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 463, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 131, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Mayr, G. 1867a. Adnotationes in monographiam formicidarum Indo-Neerlandicarum. Tijdschr. Entomol. 10: 33-117 (page 104, queen, male described)
  • Smith, F. 1860b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Bachian, Kaisaa, Amboyna, Gilolo, and at Dory in New Guinea. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 5(17b)(suppl. to vol. 4 4: 93-143 (page 109, worker described)