Crematogaster formosa

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Crematogaster formosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. formosa
Binomial name
Crematogaster formosa
Mayr, 1870

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Guatemala, Mexico (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • formosa. Crematogaster formosa Mayr, 1870b: 994 (w.) MEXICO. **Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135.
    • Senior synonym of aterrima: Morgan & Mackay, 2017: 171.
  • aterrima. Crematogaster formosa var. aterrima Wheeler, W.M. 1909b: 234 (w.m.) MEXICO.
    • Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135.
    • Junior synonym of emeryana: Morgan & Mackay, 2017: 171.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Blaimer B. B. 2012. Acrobat ants go global – Origin, evolution and systematics of the genus Crematogaster (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 421-436.
  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2944
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Koptur, S., M. Palacios-Rios, C. Diaz-Castelazo, W. P. Mackay, and V. Rico-Gray. 2013. Nectar secretion on fern fronds associated with lower levels of herbivore damage: field experiments with a widespread epiphyte of Mexican cloud forest remnants. Annals of Botany 111: 1277-1283.
  • Longino, J.T. 2010. Personal Communication. Longino Collection Database
  • Philpott, S. M. 2006. Ant patchiness: a spatially quantitative test in coffee agroecosystems. Naturwissenschaften 93: 386-392.
  • Vásquez-Bolaños M. 2011. Lista de especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) para México. Dugesiana 18: 95-133