Crematogaster opaciceps cacodaemon

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Crematogaster opaciceps cacodaemon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. opaciceps
Subspecies: C. opaciceps cacodaemon
Trinomial name
Crematogaster opaciceps cacodaemon
Forel, 1914



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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.

  • cacodaemon. Crematogaster peringueyi r. cacodaemon Forel, 1914d: 234 (w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 148. Currently subspecies of opaciceps: Santschi, 1926b: 216.



  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 148, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 234, worker, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 216, Stirps of opaciceps)