Crematogaster laestrygon maura

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Crematogaster laestrygon maura
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. laestrygon
Subspecies: C. laestrygon maura
Trinomial name
Crematogaster laestrygon maura
Forel, 1909



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • maura. Crematogaster laestrygon var. maura Forel, 1909c: 104 (w.) ALGERIA. [First available use of Crematogaster auberti r. laestrygon var. maura Forel, 1894d: 25; unavailable name.] Currently subspecies of laestrygon: Emery, 1926: 2; Cagniant, 1964: 103.



  • Cagniant, H. 1964 [1962]. Étude de quelques fourmis marocaines. Statistique provisoire des Formicidae du Maroc. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 53: 83-118 (page 103, Subspecies of laestrygon)
  • Emery, C. 1926. Ultime note mirmecologiche. Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 58: 1-9 (page 2, Subspecies of laestrygon)
  • Forel, A. 1909c. Fourmis d'Espagne récoltées par M. O. Vogt et Mme Cécile Vogt, Docteurs en médecine. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 53: 103-106 (page 104, worker described)