Crematogaster acaciae victoriosa

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Crematogaster acaciae victoriosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. acaciae
Subspecies: C. acaciae victoriosa
Trinomial name
Crematogaster acaciae victoriosa
Santschi, 1916

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zambia, Zimbabwe (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • victoriosa. Crematogaster acaciae st. victoriosa Santschi, 1916b: 497 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 144.

Sharaf et al. (2019) - This species represents a typical problematic taxon within the genus. The known distribution of C. acaciae and its three subspecies in the Afrotropics is patchy and there are some notable morphological differences between the infraspecific taxa. At present, it is likely that the taxonomic status of the involved taxa will change within the frame of a comprehensive revision of the Afrotropical fauna.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 144, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Santschi, F. 1916b [1915]. Descriptions de fourmis nouvelles d'Afrique et d'Amérique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 497-513 (page 497, worker described)