Crematogaster brunnea

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Crematogaster brunnea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. brunnea
Binomial name
Crematogaster brunnea
Smith, F., 1857

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.
Oriental Region: India.
Palaearctic Region: China.

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Crematogaster brunnea for further details


Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • brunnea. Crematogaster brunneus Smith, F. 1857a: 75 (w.) BORNEO. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 149; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Current subspecies: nominal plus contemta, latipetiolata, nicevillei, nilgirica, rabula, ruginota, sundaica.

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

Crematogaster brunneus

Two worker syntypes in Oxford University Museum of Natural History, two worker syntypes in The Natural History Museum. Labelled “Sar.”

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 131, Replacement name: brunneola)
  • Forel, A. 1907i. Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika. Wiss. Ergeb. Reise Ostafr. 2: 75-92 (page 79, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 149, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Smith, F. 1857a. Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 2: 42-88 (page 75, worker described)