Crematogaster coriaria

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Crematogaster coriaria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. coriaria
Binomial name
Crematogaster coriaria
Mayr, 1872

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies
Synonyms

Crematogaster coriaria is known from Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo (Hosoishi and Ogata 2015). These large-sized Crematogaster ants are easily found in the field. They typically inhabit well developed forests and nest in dead wood (Hosoishi and Ogata 2015, 2019).

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.
Oriental Region: Thailand.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • coriaria. Crematogaster coriaria Mayr, 1872: 154 (w.) BORNEO.
    • Combination in C. (Paracrema): Emery, 1922e: 155.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1887b: 467; Dalla Torre, 1893: 80; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 72; Bolton, 1995b: 151; Hosoishi & Ogata, 2015b: 3 (redescription).
    • Senior synonym of fraudatrix, spengeli, taipingensis: Hosoishi & Ogata, 2015b: 4.
  • fraudatrix. Crematogaster coriaria subsp. fraudatrix Forel, 1911d: 376 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Combination in C. (Paracrema): Emery, 1922e: 155.
    • Subspecies of coriaria: Emery, 1922e: 155; Bolton, 1995b: 153.
    • Junior synonym of coriaria: Hosoishi & Ogata, 2015b: 4.
  • spengeli. Crematogaster spengeli Forel, 1912n: 56 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Combination in C. (Paracrema): Santschi, 1918d: 182.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 163.
    • Junior synonym of coriaria: Hosoishi & Ogata, 2015b: 4.
  • taipingensis. Crematogaster spengeli r. taipingensis Forel, 1913k: 75, fig. V (w.q.m.) WEST MALAYSIA.
    • Combination in C. (Paracrema): Emery, 1922e: 156.
    • Subspecies of spengeli: Viehmeyer, 1916a: 125; Menozzi, 1935a: 116; Bolton, 1995b: 164.
    • Junior synonym of coriaria: Hosoishi & Ogata, 2015b: 4.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bluthgen N., D. Mezger, and K.E. Linsenmair. 2006. Ant-hemipteran trophobioses in a Bornean rainforest- diversity, specificity and monopolisation. Insectes Sociaux 53: 194-203.
  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Crawley W.C. 1924. Ants from Sumatra, with biological notes by Edward Jacobson. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (9)13: 380-409
  • Eguchi K., and S. Yamane. 2003. Species diversity of ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in a lowland rainforest, northwestern Borneo. New Entomol. 52(1,2): 49-59.
  • Emery C. 1887. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine). [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25(5): 427-473.
  • Emery, C.. "Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine)." Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) (2) 5, no. 25 (1887): 427-473.
  • Forel A. 1911. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400.
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  • Hosoichi S., and K. Ogata. 2019. Cryptic diversity in the widespread Asian ant Crematogaster rothneyi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) inferred from morphological and genetic evidence. Zolological Studies 58:.
  • Hosoishi S. and K. Ogata. 2009. A check list of the ant genus Crematogaster in Asia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Inst. Trop. Agr. Kyushu Univ. 32: 43-83.
  • Hosoishi S., and K. Ogata. 2015. Taxonomy and DNA sequence of Crematogaster coriaria Mayr, 1872 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with redescriptions of the worker, queen, and male castes. Psyche ID 541351
  • Jaitrong W., and T. Ting-Nga. 2005. Ant fauna of Peninsular Botanical Garden (Khao Chong), Trang Province, Southern Thailand (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The Thailand Natural History Museum Journal 1(2): 137-147.
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  • Menozzi C. 1935. Formiche indo-australiane del genere Crematogaster Lund raccolte da W. Karawaiew. Konowia. 14: 103-116.
  • Mezger D., and N. Bluthgen. 2007. Trophobioses on Borneo climbing bamboo - diversity and ecology of ant-hemipteran associations on Dinochloa trichogona (Poaceae). Asian Myrmecology 1: 59-68.
  • Pfeiffer M.; Mezger, D.; Hosoishi, S.; Bakhtiar, E. Y.; Kohout, R. J. 2011. The Formicidae of Borneo (Insecta: Hymenoptera): a preliminary species list. Asian Myrmecology 4:9-58
  • Sakchoowong W., W. Jaitrong, and K. Ogata. 2009. Comparison of ground-ant diversity between natural forests and disturbed forests along a natural gas pipeline transect in Thong Pha Phum National Park, Kanchanaburi province. Kasetsart J. (Nat. Sci) 43: 64-73.
  • Santschi F. 1928. Fourmis de Sumatra, récoltées par Mr. J. B. Corporaal. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 71: 119-140.
  • Tanaka H. O., S. Yamane, and T. Itioka. 2012. Effects of a fern-dwelling ant species, Crematogaster difformis, on the ant assemblages of emergent trees in a Bornean tropical rainforest. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 105(4): 592-598.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1919. The ants of Borneo. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 63:43-147.
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