Crematogaster clariventris

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Crematogaster clariventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. clariventris
Binomial name
Crematogaster clariventris
Mayr, 1895

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Specimen Labels


Photo Gallery

  • Polymorphism in body size among workers in Crematogaster clariventris from Entebbe, Uganda. Photo by David King



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun, Congo (type locality), Guinea, Kenya, Uganda.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • clariventris. Crematogaster buchneri subsp. clariventris Mayr, 1895: 139 (w.) CONGO. Forel, 1911e: 271 (q.). Combination in C. (Atopogyne): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 854. Raised to species: Emery, 1922e: 155; Santschi, 1930a: 65. Current subspecies: nominal plus biimpressa.



  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 155, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1911g. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303 (page 271, queen described)
  • Mayr, G. 1895. Afrikanische Formiciden. Ann. K-K. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 10: 124-154 (page 139, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1930a. Description de Formicides éthiopiens nouveaux ou peu connus. V. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 70: 49-77 (page 65, Raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 854, Combination in C. (Atopogyne))