Crematogaster kneri

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Crematogaster kneri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. kneri
Binomial name
Crematogaster kneri
Mayr, 1862

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Benin, Ghana (type locality), Senegal.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • kneri. Crematogaster kneri Mayr, 1862: 764 (w.) GHANA. Forel, 1913a: 125 (q.). Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema): Santschi, 1918d: 182. See also: Arnold, 1920a: 527. Current subspecies: nominal plus behanzini, dakarensis, funerea, pronotalis.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1920a. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part IV. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 403-578 (page 527, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1913a. Fourmis de Rhodesia, etc. récoltées par M. G. Arnold, le Dr. H. Brauns et K. Fikendey. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 108-147 (page 125, queen described)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 764, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1918d. Sous-genres et synoymies [sic] de Cremastogaster (Hym. Formic.). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1918: 182-185 (page 182, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))