Crematogaster cisplatinalis

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Crematogaster cisplatinalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. cisplatinalis
Binomial name
Crematogaster cisplatinalis
Mayr, 1887

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -20.05138889° to -22.809943°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

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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.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • cisplatinalis. Crematogaster victima var. cisplatinalis Mayr, 1887: 624 (w.) URUGUAY.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Uruguay: (no further data) (C. Berg).
    • Type-depository: NHMW.
    • Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 136.
    • Subspecies of victima: Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 87 (footnote); Emery, 1895c: 288; Emery, 1922e: 136; Borgmeier, 1927c: 97; Kempf, 1972a: 90; Zolessi, et al. 1988: 4; Bolton, 1995b: 150.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 80; Forel, 1895b: 131; Wild, 2007b: 32, 51.
    • Distribution: Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Ribas C. R., R. R. C. Solar, R. B. F. Campos, F. A. Schmidt, C. L. Valentim, and J. H. Schoereder. 2012. Can ants be used as indicators of environmental impacts caused by arsenic? Insect Conserv 16: 413–421.
  • Zolessi L. C. de, Y. P. Abenante, and M. E. de Philippi. 1988. Lista sistematica de las especies de Formicidos del Uruguay. Comun. Zool. Mus. Hist. Nat. Montev. 11: 1-9.
  • Zolessi L. C. de; Y. P. de Abenante, and M. E. Philippi. 1989. Catálogo sistemático de las especies de Formícidos del Uruguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Montevideo: ORCYT Unesco, 40 + ix pp.
  • de Zolessi, L.C., Y.P. de Abenante and M.E. Philippi. 1987. Lista sistemática de las especies de formícidos del Uruguay. Comunicaciones Zoologicas del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo 11(165):1-9