Crematogaster xerophila exigua

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Crematogaster xerophila exigua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. xerophila
Subspecies: C. xerophila exigua
Trinomial name
Crematogaster xerophila exigua
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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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.

  • exigua. Crematogaster xerophila var. exigua Wheeler, W.M. 1915g: 811 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135. Currently subspecies of xerophila: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 63.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 135, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 63, Subspecies of xerophila)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915h. Hymenoptera. [In "Scientific notes on an expedition into the north-western regions of South Australia".]. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 39: 805-823 (page 811, worker described)