Crematogaster coelestis mercatori

AntWiki: The Ants --- Online
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Crematogaster coelestis mercatori
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. coelestis
Subspecies: C. coelestis mercatori
Trinomial name
Crematogaster coelestis mercatori
Santschi, 1939



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

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.

  • mercatori. Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) coelestis st. mercatori Santschi, 1939f: 162 (w.) GUINEA.
    • Type-material: 78 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: Guinea (“Guinée française”): Conakry, 16-20.xi.1935 (W. Adam).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Subspecies of coelestis: Bolton, 1995b: 157.
    • Distribution: Guinea.



  • Santschi, F. 1939f. Résultats scientifiques des croisières du navire-école belge, "Mercator". XIV. Formicidae s. lt. Mém. Mus. R. Hist. Nat. Belg. (2) 15: 159-167 (page 162, worker described)