Crematogaster wellmani

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Crematogaster wellmani
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. wellmani
Binomial name
Crematogaster wellmani
Forel, 1909

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies
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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality), Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe.

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.

  • wellmani. Crematogaster wellmani Forel, 1909b: 64 (w.) ANGOLA. Santschi, 1916b: 500 (q.). Combination in C. (Atopogyne): Santschi, 1916b: 500; in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 149; in C. (Sphaerocrema): Santschi, 1926b: 218. Senior synonym of boxi, dewasi, retusa: Bolton, 1995b: 165. Current subspecies: nominal plus luciae, weissi.
  • retusa. Crematogaster (Atopogyne) wellmani st. retusa Santschi, 1916b: 500 (w.q.m.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 149; in C.(Sphaerocrema): Santschi, 1926b: 219. Junior synonym of wellmani: Bolton, 1995b: 161.
  • boxi. Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) boxi Donisthorpe, 1945a: 10 (w.) GHANA. Junior synonym of wellmani: Bolton, 1995b: 149.
  • dewasi. Sphaerocrema dewasi Bruneau de Miré, 1966: 240, fig. (w.) CAMEROUN. Junior synonym of wellmani: Bolton, 1995b: 152.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 165, Senior synonym of boxi, dewasi and retusa)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 149, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1909b. Fourmis du Musée de Bruxelles. Fourmis de Benguela récoltées par M. Creighton Wellman, et fourmis du Congo récoltées par MM. Luja, Kohl et Laurent. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 53: 51-73 (page 64, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1916b [1915]. Descriptions de fourmis nouvelles d'Afrique et d'Amérique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 497-513 (page 500, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1916b [1915]. Descriptions de fourmis nouvelles d'Afrique et d'Amérique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 497-513 (page 500, Combination in C. (Atopogyne))
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 218, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))