Crematogaster africana stanleyi

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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: 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.

  • stanleyi. Crematogaster (Atopogyne) africana var. stanleyi Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 852.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Congo (“Congo français”): Mindouli, 1907 (A. Weiss).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • [First available use of Crematogaster buchneri st. africana var. stanleyi Santschi, 1915c: 253 (w.) CONGO; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • [Crematogaster africana var. stanleyi Forel, 1911f: 278. Nomen nudum (attributed to Santschi).]
    • Santschi, 1937g: 79 (q.).
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1922e: 154.
    • Subspecies of africana: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 852; Santschi, 1930a: 65; Santschi, 1937b: 99; Santschi, 1937g: 79; Bolton, 1995b: 163.
    • Distribution: Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1937g. Fourmis du Congo et régions limitrophes. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 30: 71-85 (page 79, queen described)
  • 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)