Crematogaster subnuda

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Crematogaster subnuda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. subnuda
Binomial name
Crematogaster subnuda
Mayr, 1879

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 32.812778° to -2.183333°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality), Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
Palaearctic Region: China.

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.

  • subnuda. Crematogaster subnuda Mayr, 1879: 682 (w.) INDIA (West Bengal).
    • Type-material: 2 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: India: Calcutta (Rothney).
    • Type-depository: NHMW.
    • Imai, et al. 1984: 6 (k.). Bharti, 2008: 86 (q.m.).
    • Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 150;
    • combination in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
    • Subspecies of laboriosa: Santschi, 1928b: 33; Wheeler, W.M. 1929f: 5 (in text).
    • Subspecies of brunnea: Emery, 1922e: 150; Santschi, 1925f: 85; Wheeler, W.M. 1930a: 98; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 88.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1886d: 248; Emery, 1889b: 506; André, 1892b: 53; Dalla Torre, 1893: 87; Emery, 1895k: 467; Mayr, 1897: 428; Emery, 1900d: 688; Forel, 1903a: 684; Rothney, 1903: 98; Bingham, 1903: 129; Forel, 1913e: 662; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 74; Mukerjee, 1930: 153; Donisthorpe, 1942d: 454; Donisthorpe, 1943b: 202; Bolton, 1995b: 163; Tiwari, 1999: 46; Terayama, 2009: 178 (in key); Pfeiffer, et al. 2011: 46; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 43; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 37; Dias, R.K.S. et al. 2020: 73.
    • Distribution: China, India, Indonesia (Kalimantan), Myanmar, Sri Lanka.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus discinodis, nigrosubnuda.

Description

Karyotype

  • n = 18, 2n = 36, karyotype = (31-36)M+(0-5)A (India) (Imai et al., 1984) (Karyotype formula as state by the authors).

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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