Crematogaster scelerata

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Crematogaster scelerata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. scelerata
Binomial name
Crematogaster scelerata
Santschi, 1917

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Specimen labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -22.809943° to -22.809943°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Brazil, Paraguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • scelerata. Crematogaster (Oxygyne) scelerata Santschi, 1917f: 279 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA (Salta).
    • Type-material: syntype worker(s), syntype queen(s), syntype male(s) (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: Argentina: Salta (A. Reinman).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Combination in C. (Neocrema): Santschi, 1922d: 244.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1929d: 291; Gallardo, 1934: 76; Borgmeier, 1937b: 234; Kempf, 1972a: 84; Bolton, 1995b: 162; Wild, 2007b: 32.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Paraguay.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus taperensis.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1917f. Description de quelques nouvelles fourmis de la République Argentine. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 84: 277-283 (page 279, worker, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1922e. Description de nouvelles fourmis de l'Argentine et pays limitrophes. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 94: 241-262 (page 244, Combination in C. (Neocrema))