Crematogaster auberti levithorax

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Crematogaster auberti levithorax
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. auberti
Subspecies: C. auberti levithorax
Trinomial name
Crematogaster auberti levithorax
Forel, 1902

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 36.468611° to 27.774167°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Canary Islands.

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.

  • levithorax. Crematogaster auberti var. levithorax Forel, 1902g: 462 (w.q.) ALGERIA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queen(s) (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: Algeria: Blidah (K. Escherich).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • [Misspelled as laevithorax by Emery, 1922e: 142, Santschi, 1936c: 201, and others.]
    • Santschi, 1937e: 301 (m.).
    • Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 142.
    • Subspecies of inermis: Emery, 1926: 2.
    • Subspecies of auberti: Forel, 1909c: 104 (in text); Emery, 1912e: 662; Emery, 1922e: 142; Santschi, 1921e: 168; Finzi, 1930b: 15; Santschi, 1936c: 201; Santschi, 1937e: 301; Santschi, 1939c: 2; Bernard, 1945: 133; Wellenius, 1955: 7; Barquin Diez, 1981: 151; Hohmann, et al. 1993: 148; Báez & Ortega, 1978: 189; Bolton, 1995b: 156; Cagniant, 2005: 10; Cagniant, 2006a: 198.
    • Distribution: Algeria, Morocco, Portugal (Madeira), Spain (Canary Is).

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 142, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Emery, C. 1926. Ultime note mirmecologiche. Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 58: 1-9 (page 2, Subspecies of inermis)
  • Finzi, B. 1930b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer zoologischen Forschungsreise nach Westalgerien und Marokko. III. Teil. Ameisen aus Marokko und Westalgerien. Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. Abt. I 139: 14-16 (page 15, Subspecies of auberti)
  • Forel, A. 1902i. Fourmis d'Algérie récoltées par M. le Dr. K. Escherich. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 46: 462-463 (page 462, worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1937e. Contribution à l'étude des Crematogaster paléarctiques. Mém. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 5: 295-317 (page 301, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1937e. Contribution à l'étude des Crematogaster paléarctiques. Mém. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 5: 295-317 (page 301, Subspecies of auberti)