Crematogaster emeryi

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Crematogaster emeryi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. emeryi
Binomial name
Crematogaster emeryi
Forel, 1907

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Specimen Labels




Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -5.1398° to -5.1398°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (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.

  • biroi. Crematogaster biroi Emery, 1900c: 332, pl. 8, figs. 39-41 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Papua New Guinea: (no further data) (L. Biró).
    • Type-depository: MSNG (perhaps also in HNHM).
    • [Junior primary homonym of Crematogaster biroi Mayr, 1897: 428.]
    • Replacement name: Crematogaster emeryi Forel, 1907a: 25.
  • emeryi. Crematogaster emeryi Forel, 1907a: 25.
    • Replacement name for Crematogaster biroi Emery, 1900c: 332. [Junior primary homonym of Crematogaster biroi Mayr, 1897: 428.]
    • Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 133.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1922e: 133; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 97; Bolton, 1995b: 152.
    • Distribution: Papua New Guinea.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Blaimer B. B. 2012. Acrobat ants go global – Origin, evolution and systematics of the genus Crematogaster (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 421-436.
  • Hosoishi S. and K. Ogata. 2009. A check list of the ant genus Crematogaster in Asia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Inst. Trop. Agr. Kyushu Univ. 32: 43-83.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.
  • Orivel J., P. Klimes, V. Novotny, and M. Leponce. 2018. Resource use and food preferences in understory ant communities along a complete elevational gradient in Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 10.1111/btp.12539
  • Viehmeyer H. 1912. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abhandlungen und Berichte des Königlichen Zoologischen und Anthropologische-Ethnographischen Museums zu Dresden 14: 1-26.