Crematogaster gabonensis

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Crematogaster gabonensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. gabonensis
Binomial name
Crematogaster gabonensis
Emery, 1899

Crematogaster gabonensis casent0904479 p 1 high.jpg

Crematogaster gabonensis casent0904479 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Gabon (type locality), Ivory Coast, Kenya.


Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • gabonensis. Crematogaster gabonensis Emery, 1899e: 484 (w.) GABON. Santschi, 1911i: 281 (m.). Combination in C. (Atopogyne): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 856; in C. (Sphaerocrema): Emery, 1922e: 153; Santschi, 1926b: 224. Current subspecies: nominal plus fuscitatis.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1899d. Fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 43: 459-504 (page 484, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 153, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))
  • Santschi, F. 1911i. Formicides de diverses provenances. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 55: 278-287 (page 281, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 224, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))
  • 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 856, Combination in C. (Atopogyne))