Crematogaster hottentota

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Crematogaster hottentota
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. hottentota
Binomial name
Crematogaster hottentota
Emery, 1899

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Lesotho, South Africa (type locality), Zimbabwe.

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.

  • hottentota. Crematogaster kneri subsp. hottentota Emery, 1899e: 482 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 847. Raised to species: Santschi, 1925h: 161 (footnote); Santschi, 1926b: 224. Current subspecies: nominal plus bassuto.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1899d. Fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 43: 459-504 (page 482, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1925h. Formicidae. Mission Rohan-Chabot 4(3 3: 159-168 (page 161, Raised to species (footnote))
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 224, Raised to species)
  • 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 847, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))