Crematogaster castanea mediorufa

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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya.


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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.

  • mediorufa. Crematogaster tricolor var. mediorufa Forel, 1907g: 81 (footnote) (w.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Forel, 1913a: 124 (q.); Arnold, 1920a: 493 (w.q.m.). Currently subspecies of castanea: Bolton, 1995b: 157.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1920a. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part IV. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 403-578 (page 493, worker, queen, male described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 157, Subspecies of castanea)
  • Forel, A. 1907i. Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika. Wiss. Ergeb. Reise Ostafr. 2: 75-92 (page 81, (footnote) worker, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1913a. Fourmis de Rhodesia, etc. récoltées par M. G. Arnold, le Dr. H. Brauns et K. Fikendey. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 108-147 (page 124, queen described)