Crematogaster castanea aquila

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Crematogaster castanea aquila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. castanea
Subspecies: C. castanea aquila
Trinomial name
Crematogaster castanea aquila
Forel, 1907

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya (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.

  • aquila. Crematogaster ferruginea var. aquila Forel, 1907c: 139 (w.) KENYA. Santschi, 1914b: 87 (m.). Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 145. Currently subspecies of castanea: Bolton, 1995b: 147.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 147, Subspecies of castanea)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 145, Combination in D. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1907f. Fourmis d'Ethiopie récoltées par M. le baron Maurice de Rothschild en 1905. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 26: 129-144 (page 139, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1914b. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale, 1911-1912. Résultats scientifiques. Insectes Hyménoptères. II. Formicidae. Paris: Libr. A. Schulz, pp. 41-148. (page 87, male described)