Crematogaster wilwerthi

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Crematogaster wilwerthi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. wilwerthi
Binomial name
Crematogaster wilwerthi
Santschi, 1910

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (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.

  • wilwerthi. Crematogaster wilwerthi Santschi, 1910c: 372, fig. 6 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 849. Current subspecies: nominal plus confusa, fauconneti.



  • Santschi, F. 1910c [1909]. Formicides nouveaux ou peu connus du Congo français. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 78: 349-400 (page 372, fig. 6 worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 849, Combination in C. (Spahaerocrema))