Crematogaster major

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Crematogaster major
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. major
Binomial name
Crematogaster major
Donisthorpe, 1941

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • major. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) major Donisthorpe, 1941b: 39 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Current subspecies: nominal plus flavior.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941b. New ants from Waigeu Island, New Guinea, and the Solomons. Entomologist 74: 36-42 (page 39, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Donisthorpe H. 1948. A second instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)14: 297-317.
  • Donisthorpe, Horace. 1941. New Ants From Waigeu Island, New Guinea, And the Solomons. The Entomologist (74):36-43.
  • Donisthorpe, Horace. 1941. New Ants from Waigeu Island, New Guinea and the Solomons. The Entomologist. 74:36-43.
  • Hosoishi S. and K. Ogata. 2009. A check list of the ant genus Crematogaster in Asia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Inst. Trop. Agr. Kyushu Univ. 32: 43-83.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on http://www.newguineants.org/. Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.