Crematogaster mancocapaci

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Crematogaster mancocapaci
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. mancocapaci
Binomial name
Crematogaster mancocapaci
Santschi, 1911

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Specimen Labels


Longino (2003) - This is a distinctive species, perhaps near Crematogaster crucis. Workers are as large or larger than Crematogaster limata, with long flexuous setae, but the setae are sparse, a pair on the face, a few pairs on the mesosoma; fourth abdominal tergite covered with long, sparse, fully appressed pubescence, such that if it were suberect and more dense it would be like crucis; the propodeal spines are similarly short and upturned, and there is a strong anteroventral petiolar tooth; antenna with 3-segmented club; postpetiole broad and slightly sulcate.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Ecuador (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • mancocapaci. Crematogaster brevispinosa [misspelled here as brevispina] st. mancocapaci Santschi, 1911i: 280 (w.q.m.) ECUADOR. [Also described as new by Santschi, 1913h: 38.] Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 134. Raised to species: Longino, 2003a: 132.

Type Material

Syntype worker, queen, male: Ecuador, Chillacocha, 3900m, 1905 (Rivet) Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel, Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève (examined).