Crematogaster major

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Crematogaster major
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. major
Binomial name
Crematogaster major
Donisthorpe, 1941

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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 major 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.

  • major. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) major Donisthorpe, 1941b: 39 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Current subspecies: nominal plus flavior.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941b. New ants from Waigeu Island, New Guinea, and the Solomons. Entomologist 74: 36-42 (page 39, worker described)