Crematogaster liengmei weitzeckeri

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Crematogaster liengmei weitzeckeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. liengmei
Subspecies: C. liengmei weitzeckeri
Trinomial name
Crematogaster liengmei weitzeckeri
Emery, 1895

Nothing is known about the biology of Crematogaster liengmei weitzeckeri.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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.

  • weitzeckeri. Crematogaster weitzeckeri Emery, 1895h: 28, pl. 2, figs. 14, 15 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in C. (Decacrema): Forel, 1910a: 18; Forel, 1910f: 9. Senior synonym of kloofensis: Arnold, 1920a: 549. Currently subspecies of liengmei: Forel, 1910a: 18; Santschi, 1914e: 21; Arnold, 1920a: 548.
  • kloofensis. Crematogaster coelestis var. kloofensis Forel, 1914d: 237 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of weitzeckeri: Arnold, 1920a: 549.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Emery 1895i, page 28.
Emery 1895i, page 29.


  • Arnold, G. 1920a. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part IV. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 403-578 (page 548, Variety/subspecies of liengmei; (page 549, Senior synonym of kloofensis)
  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64:15-56. (page 28, pl. 2, figs. 14, 15 worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1910a. Glanures myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 6-32 (page 18, Combination in C. (Decacrema), Variety/subspecies of liengmei)
  • Forel, A. 1910e. Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905 von Dr. Leonhard Schultze. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. D) Formicidae. Denkschr. M (page 9, Combination in C. (Decacrema))
  • Santschi, F. 1914e. Meddelanden från Göteborgs Musei Zoologiska Afdelning. 3. Fourmis du Natal et du Zoulouland récoltées par le Dr. I. Trägårdh. Göteb. K. Vetensk. Vitterh. Samh. Handl. 15: 1-44 (page 21, Variety/subspecies of liengmei)