Crematogaster excisa cavinota

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Crematogaster excisa cavinota
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. excisa
Subspecies: C. excisa cavinota
Trinomial name
Crematogaster excisa cavinota
Stitz, 1916

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo (type locality).


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.

  • cavinota. Crematogaster excisa r. cavinota Stitz, 1916: 385, fig. 5 (w.) CONGO.
    • Type-material: 11 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: 10 workers Congo (“French Congo”): Fort Possel – Fort Crampel, 6.i.1911 (Schubotz), 1 worker with same data but xi.1910.
    • Type-depository: Zoological Museum Hamburg (Stitz, 1916: 371).
    • [Note: Hamburg zoological museum was destroyed in World War II; residual type-material may perhaps be in MNHU or ZMUH.]
    • Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 147.
    • Subspecies of excisa: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 837; Emery, 1922e: 147; Bolton, 1995b: 150.
    • Distribution: Congo.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 147, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Stitz, H. 1916. Formiciden. Ergeb. Zweiten Dtsch. Zent.-Afr. Exped. 1: 369-405 (page 385, fig. 5 worker described)