Crematogaster pulchella

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Crematogaster pulchella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. pulchella
Binomial name
Crematogaster pulchella
Bernard, 1953

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Drawing of the three female castes in C. pulchella from Guinea (West Africa): worker (A), soldier (B) and dealate queen (C). Reproduced from Bernard (1952)


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

  • pulchella. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) pulchella Bernard, 1953b: 230, fig. 9 (w.q.) GUINEA.



  • Bernard, F. 1953b [1952]. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 19: 165-270 (page 230, fig. 9 worker, queen described)