Crematogaster schultzei

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Crematogaster schultzei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. schultzei
Binomial name
Crematogaster schultzei
Forel, 1910

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -32.28333° to -32.28333°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Namibia, South Africa (type locality).

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.

  • schultzei. Crematogaster schultzei Forel, 1910f: 6 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queens (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: South Africa: Little Namaland (= Namaqualand), Steinkopf, vii.1904 (L. Schultze) (by restriction of Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 843).
    • [Note: other syntype localities: South Africa: Little Namaland, Kamaggas (L. Schultze), Prince of Wales Bay (L. Schultze).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Combination in C. (Crematogaster): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 843;
    • combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 148;
    • combination in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
    • Status as species: Arnold, 1920a: 519; Emery, 1922e: 148; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 843; Stitz, 1923: 155; Bolton, 1995b: 162.
    • Distribution: Namibia, South Africa.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Arnold G. 1920. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part IV. Myrmicinae. Annals of the South African Museum. 14: 403-578.
  • Forel A. 1910. 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. Denkschriften der Medizinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 16: 1-30.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Soulié J., and L. D. Dicko. 1965. La répartition des genres de fourmis de la tribu des "Cremastogastrini" dans la faune éthiopienne et malgache. Hymenoptera - Formicoidea - Myrmicidae. Ann. Univ. Abidjan Sér. Sci. 1: 85-106.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004