Crematogaster insularis

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Crematogaster insularis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. insularis
Binomial name
Crematogaster insularis
Smith, F., 1859

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Crematogaster insularis 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.

  • insularis. Crematogaster insularis Smith, F. 1859a: 149 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 456.

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

Two worker syntypes in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Aru.”

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 456, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Smith, F. 1859a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at the islands of Aru and Key. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 3: 132-158 (page 149, worker described)