Crematogaster irritabilis

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Crematogaster irritabilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. irritabilis
Binomial name
Crematogaster irritabilis
Smith, F., 1860

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on specimens

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

  • irritabilis. Crematogaster irritabilis Smith, F. 1860b: 109 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 133; Donisthorpe, 1932c: 463. Current subspecies: nominal plus leguilloui, subtilis.

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

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Four worker syntypes in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Dor.”

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 463, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 133, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Smith, F. 1860b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Bachian, Kaisaa, Amboyna, Gilolo, and at Dory in New Guinea. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 5(17b)(suppl. to vol. 4 4: 93-143 (page 109, worker described)