Crematogaster nigrans

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Crematogaster nigrans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. nigrans
Binomial name
Crematogaster nigrans
Forel, 1915

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • nigrans. Crematogaster foraminiceps r. nigrans Forel, 1915c: 338 (w.q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 147; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Raised to species: Santschi, 1921c: 117 [misspelled as nigricans]; Santschi, 1926b: 227.



  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 147, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1915c. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. IIe partie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 335-364 (page 338, worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1921c. Quelques nouveaux Formicides africains. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 113-122 (page 117, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 227, Raised to species)