Crematogaster oasium

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Crematogaster oasium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. oasium
Binomial name
Crematogaster oasium
Santschi, 1911

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: United Arab Emirates.
Palaearctic Region: Oman, Tunisia (type locality).

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.

  • oasium. Crematogaster auberti st. oasium Santschi, 1911f: 84 (w.) TUNISIA. Santschi, 1937e: 303 (q.); Bernard, 1953a: 156 (m.). Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 142; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Subspecies of antaris: Santschi, 1921d: 71; of auberti: Santschi, 1929c: 99. Raised to species: Santschi, 1937e: 303; Collingwood, 1985: 261. Current subspecies: nominal plus saharensis.

Description

References

  • Bernard, F. 1953a. Les fourmis du Tassili des Ajjer. Pp. 121-250 in: Bernard, F. (ed.) Mission scientifique au Tassili des Ajjer (1949). Volume I. Recherches zoologiques et médicales. Paris: P. Lechevalier, 302 pp. (page 156, male described)
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1985. Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna Saudi Arab. 7: 230-302 (page 261, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 142, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Santschi, F. 1911f. Formicides nouveaux de l'Afrique Mineure (4e note suite). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 2: 78-85 (page 84, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1921d. Formicides nouveaux de l'Afrique du Nord. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 12: 68-77 (page 71, Variety/subspecies of antaris)
  • Santschi, F. 1929c. Fourmis du Sahara central récoltées par la Mission du Hoggar (février-mars 1928). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 20: 97-108 (page 99, Variety/subspecies of auberti)
  • Santschi, F. 1937e. Contribution à l'étude des Crematogaster paléarctiques. Mém. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 5: 295-317 (page 303, queen described, Raised to species)
  • Sharaf, M. R., B. L. Fisher, H. M. Al Dhafer, A. Polaszek and A. S. Aldawood. 2018. Additions to the ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Oman: an updated list, new records and a description of two new species. Asian Myrmecology. 9:e010004; 1-38. doi:10.20362/am.010004