Crematogaster bequaerti modica

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Crematogaster bequaerti modica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. bequaerti
Subspecies: C. bequaerti modica
Trinomial name
Crematogaster bequaerti modica
Santschi, 1926



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Uganda (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • modica. Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) modica Santschi, 1926b: 222, fig. 2D (w.) UGANDA. Senior synonym of saga: Santschi, 1937g: 77. Currently subspecies of bequaerti: Santschi, 1937g: 77.
  • saga. Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) bequaerti var. saga Santschi, 1937a: 56 (w.) KENYA. Junior synonym of modica: Santschi, 1937g: 77.



  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 222, fig. 2D worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1937g. Fourmis du Congo et régions limitrophes. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 30: 71-85 (page 77, Variety of bequaerti, and senior synonym of saga)