Crematogaster scita

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Crematogaster scita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. scita
Binomial name
Crematogaster scita
Forel, 1902

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).
Indo-Australian Region: Solomon Islands.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • scita. Crematogaster scita Forel, 1902h: 409 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 133; in C. (Mesocrema): Santschi, 1928b: 33. Current subspecies: nominal plus mixta.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 133, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 409, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1928b. Nouvelles fourmis de Chine et du Turkestan Russe. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 68: 31-46 (page 33, Combination in C. (Mesocrema))