Crematogaster africana alligatrix

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Crematogaster africana alligatrix
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. africana
Subspecies: C. africana alligatrix
Trinomial name
Crematogaster africana alligatrix
Forel, 1911

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Nigeria (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.

  • alligatrix. Crematogaster buchneri subsp. alligatrix Forel, 1911e: 271 (w.) NIGERIA. Combination in C. (Atopogyne): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 852. Currently subspecies of africana: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 852.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 271, 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 852, Combination in C. (Atopogyne), and subspecies of africana)