Crematogaster iheringi

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Crematogaster iheringi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. iheringi
Binomial name
Crematogaster iheringi
Forel, 1908

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -25.133° to -36.73333333°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • iheringi. Crematogaster iheringi Forel, 1908c: 366 (w.q.) BRAZIL (Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo).
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queens (numbers not stated).
    • Type-localities: Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul (v. Ihering), Brazil: São Paulo (v. Ihering).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • [Misspelled as jheringi by Borgmeier, 1927c: 95, Kempf, 1972a: 87, and others.]
    • Gallardo, 1934: 34 (q.).
    • Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1912f: 218; Forel, 1913l: 234; Bruch, 1914: 219; Santschi, 1916b: 512; Santschi, 1916e: 377; Luederwaldt, 1918: 42; Emery, 1922e: 135; Borgmeier, 1927c: 95; Santschi, 1929d: 294; Santschi, 1933e: 112; Gallardo, 1934: 33; Santschi, 1934c: 27; Kusnezov, 1953b: 337; Kempf, 1972a: 87; Brandão, 1991: 338; Bolton, 1995b: 154.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Brazil.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus bosqi, nemesis.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 135, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Forel, A. 1908h. Ameisen aus Sao Paulo (Brasilien), Paraguay etc. gesammelt von Prof. Herm. v. Ihering, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Fiebrig, etc. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 58: 340-418 (page 366, worker, queen described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1934b. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Mirmicinas, segunda sección Eumyrmicinae, tribu Crematogastrini (Forel), género Crematogaster Lund. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 38: 1-84 (page 34, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • Felizardo S. P. S., and A. Y. Harada. 2007. The genus Crematogaster Lund, 1831 (Formicidae: Myrmicinae: Crematogastrini) at ant collection from Emílio Goeli Paraense Museum (MPEG). Biológico, São Paulo 69(2): 425-427.
  • Forel A. 1908. Ameisen aus Sao Paulo (Brasilien), Paraguay etc. gesammelt von Prof. Herm. v. Ihering, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Fiebrig, etc. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 58: 340-418.
  • Gallardo A. 1934. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Mirmicinas, segunda sección Eumyrmicinae, tribu Crematogastrini (Forel), género Crematogaster Lund. Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 38: 1-84.
  • Garcia M., and E. M. Quiran. 2002. Preliminary list of Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Sierra de las Quijadas National Park (San Luis, Argentina). Gayana 66(1): 83-84.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Luederwaldt H. 1918. Notas myrmecologicas. Rev. Mus. Paul. 10: 29-64.
  • Santschi F. 1925. Fourmis des provinces argentines de Santa Fe, Catamarca, Santa Cruz, Córdoba et Los Andes. Comunicaciones del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural "Bernardino Rivadavia" 2: 149-168.
  • Santschi F. 1933. Fourmis de la République Argentine en particulier du territoire de Misiones. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina. 116: 105-124.
  • Santschi F. 1934. Fourmis de Misiones et du Chaco argentin. Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina. 6: 23-34.
  • Vittar, F. 2008. Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la Mesopotamia Argentina. INSUGEO Miscelania 17(2):447-466
  • Vittar, F., and F. Cuezzo. "Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina." Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina (versión On-line ISSN 1851-7471) 67, no. 1-2 (2008).