Crematogaster diffusa

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Crematogaster diffusa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. diffusa
Binomial name
Crematogaster diffusa
(Jerdon, 1851)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

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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.

  • diffusa. Myrmica diffusa Jerdon, 1851: 113 (w.q.m.) INDIA. Combination in Crematogaster: Roger, 1863b: 37; in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 150; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. [Bingham, 1903: 136 suggests that diffusa may be a senior synonym of aberrans.]

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 150, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 113, worker, queen, male described)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 37, Combination in Crematogaster)