Crematogaster melanogaster

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Crematogaster melanogaster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. melanogaster
Binomial name
Crematogaster melanogaster
Emery, 1895

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Oman.

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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.

  • melanogaster. Crematogaster arborea subsp. melanogaster Emery, 1895h: 29 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in C. (Crematogaster): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 840; in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 147; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Raised to species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 840. Current subspecies: nominal plus homonyma.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 29, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 147, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • 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 840, Combination in C. (Crematogaster))
  • 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 840, Raised to species)