Crematogaster gambiensis

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Crematogaster gambiensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. gambiensis
Binomial name
Crematogaster gambiensis
André, 1889

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Gambia (type locality), Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone.

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.

  • gambiensis. Crematogaster gambiensis André, 1889: 228 (w.) GAMBIA. Forel, 1913b: 324 (q.). Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 846; Santschi, 1926b: 227. Senior synonym of longiruga: Santschi, 1914d: 346; of fulva: Bolton, 1995b: 153. Current subspecies: nominal plus krantziana, sejuncta, transversiruga.
  • fulva. Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) fulva Donisthorpe, 1945d: 265 (w.) GHANA. Junior synonym of gambiensis: Bolton, 1995b: 153.

Description

References

  • André, E. 1889. Hyménoptères nouveaux appartenant au groupe des Formicides. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 8: 217-231 (page 228, worker described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 153, Senior synonym of fulva)
  • Forel, A. 1913b. Formicides du Congo Belge récoltés par MM. Bequaert, Luja, etc. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 2: 306-351 (page 324, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1914d. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 309-385 (page 346, Senior synonym of longiruga)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 227, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))
  • 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 846, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))