Crematogaster obscura

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Crematogaster obscura
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. obscura
Binomial name
Crematogaster obscura
Smith, F., 1857

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.

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.

  • obscura. Crematogaster obscurus Smith, F. 1857a: 76 (w.) BORNEO. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 151; Donisthorpe, 1932c: 450; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Two worker syntypes in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “SAR.” (= Sarawak).

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 450, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 151, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Smith, F. 1857a. Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 2: 42-88 (page 76, worker described)