Crematogaster africana camena

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Crematogaster africana camena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. africana
Subspecies: C. africana camena
Trinomial name
Crematogaster africana camena
Wheeler, W.M., 1922

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (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.

  • camena. Crematogaster (Atopogyne) africana var. camena Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 852.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Democratic Republic of Congo (“Congo”): Olombo (Kohl).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • [First available use of Crematogaster buchneri r. africana var. camena Forel, 1916: 410 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • Subspecies of africana: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 852; Emery, 1922e: 154; Bolton, 1995b: 149.
    • Distribution: Democratic Republic of Congo.

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. 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. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 852, worker described)