Crematogaster schencki

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Crematogaster schencki
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. schencki
Binomial name
Crematogaster schencki
Forel, 1891

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Madagascar (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • schencki. Crematogaster schenki Forel, 1891b: 182, pl. 6, fig. 2 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. [C. schencki: Wheeler, W.M. 1911f: 161, justified emendation of spelling.] Combination in C. (Decacrema): Forel, 1910a: 18; Forel, 1910f: 9. Member of hova complex: Blaimer, 2010: 17.



  • Forel, A. 1891c. Les Formicides. [part]. In: Grandidier, A. Histoire physique, naturelle, et politique de Madagascar. Volume XX. Histoire naturelle des Hyménoptères. Deuxième partie (28e fascicule). Paris: Hachette et Cie, v + 237 pp. (page 182, pl. 6, fig. 2 worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1910a. Glanures myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 6-32 (page 18, Combination in C. (Decacrema))
  • Forel, A. 1910e. Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905 von Dr. Leonhard Schultze. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. D) Formicidae. Denkschr. M (page 9, Combination in C. (Decacrema))