Crematogaster ashmeadi

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Crematogaster ashmeadi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. ashmeadi
Binomial name
Crematogaster ashmeadi
Mayr, 1886

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Specimen labels

Synonyms

Cole (1983) studied the behavior of this ant in red mangroves occurring in southern Florida.

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Bahamas.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Life History Traits

  • Queen number: monogynous (Frumhoff & Ward, 1992)

Castes

Worker
Male

Nomenclature

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

  • ashmeadi. Crematogaster ashmeadi Mayr, 1886d: 463 (w.m.) U.S.A. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 141; in C. (Crematogaster): Buren, 1968b: 92. Senior synonym of matura: Creighton, 1950a: 206. See also: Johnson, C. 1988: 315.
  • matura. Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) ashmeadi var. matura Wheeler, W.M. 1932a: 8 (w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of ashmeadi: Creighton, 1950a: 206.

Description

Worker Morphology

  • Caste: monomorphic

References

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