Crematogaster chiarinii

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Crematogaster chiarinii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. chiarinii
Binomial name
Crematogaster chiarinii
Emery, 1881

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Ethiopia (type locality), Gambia, Kenya, Saudi Arabia.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • chiarinii. Crematogaster chiarinii Emery, 1881a: 271, fig. (w.) ETHIOPIA. Forel, 1892e: 353 (q.m.). Combination in C. (Crematogaster): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 835; in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 146; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Current subspecies: nominal plus aethiops, bayeri, cincta, nigra, sellula, subsulcata, taediosa, v-nigra.



  • Emery, C. 1881a. Spedizione italiana nell'Africa equatoriale. Risultati zoologici. Formiche. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 16: 270-276 (page 271, fig. worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 146, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1892e. Liste der aus dem Somaliland von Hrn. Prof. Dr. Conr. Keller aus der Expedition des Prinzen Ruspoli im August und September 1891 zurückgebrachten Ameisen. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 8: 349-354 (page 353, queen, male described)
  • 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 835, Combination in C. (Crematogaster))