Crematogaster margaritae

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

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (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.

  • margaritae. Crematogaster margaritae Emery, 1895h: 31 (q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Mayr, 1896: 243 (w.m.). Combination in C. (Oxygyne): Santschi, 1910c: 381. Current subspecies: nominal plus brevarmata, cupida, lujae.



  • 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 31, queen described)
  • Mayr, G. 1896. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 5. Formiciden gesammelt von Herrn Yngve Sjöstedt. Entomol. Tidskr. 17: 225-252 (page 243, worker, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1910c [1909]. Formicides nouveaux ou peu connus du Congo français. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 78: 349-400 (page 381, Combination in C. (Oxygyne))