Crematogaster gabonensis

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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

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on AntMaps


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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.



  • 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))