Crematogaster amita bushimana

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Crematogaster amita bushimana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. amita
Subspecies: C. amita bushimana
Trinomial name
Crematogaster amita bushimana
Santschi, 1926



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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.


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.





The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • bushimana. Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) amita var. bushimana Santschi, 1926b: 226 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen.
    • Type-locality: South Africa: Orange Free State, Bothaville (H. Brauns).
    • [Note: this taxon is based on C. kneri Mayr, sensu Arnold, 1920: 525, misidentification.]
    • Type-depository: SAMC.
    • Subspecies of amita: Menozzi, 1942: 169; Bolton, 1995b: 149.
    • Distribution: South Africa.



  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 226, worker, queen described)