Crematogaster bakeri

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Crematogaster bakeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. bakeri
Binomial name
Crematogaster bakeri
Menozzi, 1925

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Specimen Label

Identification

A member of the subgenus Physocrema. Hosoishi and Ogata (2009) - We have not been able to examine type-material of Crematogaster bakeri. From the original description and figure, this species is close to Crematogaster inflata, Crematogaster onusta and Crematogaster physothorax. But it is impossible to isolate C. bakeri from those species on the basis of the original description. It lacks the detailed description of the clypeus and promesonotum for separating the similar species. The taxonomic status of this species will remain uncertain until type-material can be examined.

Key to Crematogaster Physocrema species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (type locality).


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.

  • bakeri. Crematogaster (Physocrema) bakeri Menozzi, 1925c: 447, fig. 6 (w.) PHILIPPINES. See also: Hosoishi & Ogata, 2009b: 21.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Type Material

Hosoishi and Ogata (2009) - worker from PHILIPPINES: Mindanao, Davao (6947) (probably in Istituto di Entomologia "Guido Grandi" ). [not seen]

References

  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 251, listed)