Crematogaster castanea rufonigra

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Crematogaster castanea rufonigra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. castanea
Subspecies: C. castanea rufonigra
Trinomial name
Crematogaster castanea rufonigra
Emery, 1895

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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.

  • rufonigra. Crematogaster tricolor subsp. rufonigra Emery, 1895h: 27 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Arnold, 1920a: 492 (q.m.). Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 146. Currently subspecies of castanea: Santschi, 1916b: 502.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1920a. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part IV. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 403-578 (page 492, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 27, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 146, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Santschi, F. 1916b [1915]. Descriptions de fourmis nouvelles d'Afrique et d'Amérique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 497-513 (page 502, Stirps of castanea)