Crematogaster bogojawlenskii

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Crematogaster bogojawlenskii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. bogojawlenskii
Binomial name
Crematogaster bogojawlenskii
Ruzsky, 1905



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 42.85° to 40.121389°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • bogojawlenskii. Crematogaster sordidula subsp. bogojawlenskii Ruzsky, 1905b: 506 (w.m.) UZBEKISTAN, TAJIKISTAN.
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype males (numbers not stated).
    • Type-localities: Uzbekistan: Bukhara (no collector’s name); Tajikistan: Pamir, Darvaz, Chil’-Dara-Ishtion, Amu-Darya, (H.B. Bogoyavlenski).
    • Type-depository: ZMUM.
    • Subspecies of sordidula: Emery, 1912e: 671; Emery, 1922e: 131; Pisarski, 1967: 388; Pisarski, 1970: 308.
    • Junior synonym of sordidula: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 182.
    • Status as species: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 243; Arakelian, 1994: 44; Bolton, 1995b: 148; Schultz, R. et al. 2006: 206; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008: 138; Paknia, et al. 2008: 152; Borowiec, M.L. et al. 2009: 378; Borowiec, L. 2014: 65.
    • Senior synonym of kosti: Arakelian, 1994: 44; Bolton, 1995b: 148; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008: 138.
    • Distribution: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
  • kosti. Crematogaster sordidula var. kosti Ruzsky, 1905b: 506 (w.) GEORGIA, AZERBAIJAN.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-localities: Georgia: Tbilisi, Lise, 27.vii.1899 (Satunin), Azerbaijan: Talysh region, Tapgevap (?), 23.iv.1898 (Satunin), (Russia ?): Ol’ty, Karsk. obl. (= Kursk oblast?), 7.x.1901 (Ruzsky?).
    • Type-depository: ZMUM.
    • Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 131.
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1912e: 670; Arnol'di, 1948: 211 (in list).
    • Subspecies of sordidula: Emery, 1922e: 131.
    • Junior synonym of sordidula: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 182.
    • Junior synonym of bogojawlenskii: Arakelian, 1994: 44; Bolton, 1995b: 155; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008: 138.



  • Arakelian, G. R. 1994. Fauna of the Republic of Armenia. Hymenopterous insects. Ants (Formicidae). Erevan: Gitutium, 153 pp. (page 44, Revived from synonymy, revived status as species, and senior synonym of kosti)
  • Atanassov, N.; Dlussky, G. M. 1992. Fauna of Bulgaria. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Fauna Bûlg. 22: 1-310 (page 182, Junior synonym of sordidula)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. 1990 [1989]. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkhabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 243, Raised to species)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1905b. The ants of Russia. (Formicariae Imperii Rossici). Systematics, geography and data on the biology of Russian ants. Part I. Tr. Obshch. Estestvoispyt. Imp. Kazan. Univ. 38(4-6 6: 1-800 (page 506, worker, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Dlussky G. M., O. S. Soyunov, and S. I. Zabelin. 1990. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp.
  • Paknia O., A. Radchenko, H. Alipanah, and M. Pfeiffer. 2008. A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran. Myrmecological News 11: 151-159.
  • Pisarski B. 1967. Fourmis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) d'Afghanistan récoltées par M. Dr. K. Lindberg. Annales Zoologici (Warsaw) 24: 375-425.
  • Schultz, R., A. G. Radchenko, and B. Seifert. "A critical checklist of the ants of Kyrgyzstan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8 (2006): 201-207.