Crematogaster menilekii proserpina

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Crematogaster menilekii proserpina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. menilekii
Subspecies: C. menilekii proserpina
Trinomial name
Crematogaster menilekii proserpina
Santschi, 1919



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.

  • proserpina. Crematogaster (Crematogaster) meneliki st. proserpina Santschi, 1919h: 87 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. [Also described as new by Santschi, in Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 154.] Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1952b: 256 (l.).



  • Santschi, F. 1919h. Nouvelles fourmis du Congo Belge du Musée du Congo Belge, à Tervueren. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 7: 79-91 (page 87, worker described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1952b. The ant larvae of the myrmicine tribe Crematogastrini. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 42: 248-262 (page 256, larva described)