Crematogaster castanea inversa

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

  • inversa. Crematogaster tricolor var. inversa Forel, 1907g: 81 (w.) KENYA. Emery, 1912c: 2 (q.m.); Santschi, 1930b: 69 (q.m.). Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 146. Subspecies of tricolor: Santschi, 1913a: 413 (in key); Santschi, 1914b: 86. Currently subspecies of castanea: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 152; Santschi, 1930b: 69.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1912c. Formiche raccolte durante i viaggi di S. A. R. la Duchessa Elena d'Aosta nella regione dei grandi laghi dell'Africa equatoriale. Annu. Mus. Zool. R. Univ. Napoli (n.s.)3(2 26: 1-2 (page 2, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 146, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1907i. Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika. Wiss. Ergeb. Reise Ostafr. 2: 75-92 (page 81, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1913a [1912]. Cremastogaster du groupe tricolor-Menileki (Hym. Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1912: 411-414 (page 413, Stirps/subspecies of tricolor (in key))
  • 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 86, Stirps/subspecies of tircolor)
  • Santschi, F. 1930b. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola, 1928-1929. Formicides de l'Angola. Rev. Suisse Zool. 37: 53-81 (page 69, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1930b. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola, 1928-1929. Formicides de l'Angola. Rev. Suisse Zool. 37: 53-81 (page 69, Stirps/subspecies of castanea)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 152, Stirps/subspecies of castanea)