Crematogaster menilekii

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Crematogaster menilekii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. menilekii
Binomial name
Crematogaster menilekii
Forel, 1894

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Benin, Ethiopia (type locality), Guinea.

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.

  • menilekii. Crematogaster menilekii Forel, 1894b: 97 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Combination in C. (Crematogaster): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 840; in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 147; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Subspecies of buchneri: Forel, 1916: 411. Revived status as species: Santschi, 1919h: 87; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 154; Santschi, 1928d: 63. Current subspecies: nominal plus completa, occidentalis, proserpina, satan, spuria, suddensis, viehmeyeri.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 147, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1894b. Abessinische und andere afrikanische Ameisen, gesammelt von Herrn Ingenieur Alfred Ilg, von Herrn Dr. Liengme, von Herrn Pfarrer Missionar P. Berthoud, Herrn Dr. Arth. Müller etc. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 9: 64-100 PDF (page 97, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1916. Fourmis du Congo et d'autres provenances récoltées par MM. Hermann Kohl, Luja, Mayné, etc. Rev. Suisse Zool. 24: 397-460 (page 411, Race of buchneri)
  • Santschi, F. 1919h. Nouvelles fourmis du Congo Belge du Musée du Congo Belge, à Tervueren. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 7: 79-91 (page 87, Revived status as species)
  • Santschi, F. 1928d. Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis éthiopiennes (quatrième note). Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 16: 54-69 (page 63, Revived status as species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 154, Revived status as species)
  • 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))