Crematogaster gabonensis fuscitatis

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Crematogaster gabonensis fuscitatis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. gabonensis
Subspecies: C. gabonensis fuscitatis
Trinomial name
Crematogaster gabonensis fuscitatis
Forel, 1913

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of 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.

  • fuscitatis. Crematogaster gabonensis var. fuscitatis Forel, 1913h: 351 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Democratic Republic of Congo (“Congo belge”): Kasi, Kondué (E. Luja) (by restriction of Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 856).
    • [Note: other syntype locality: Congo da Lemba (R. Mayné).]
    • Type-depositories: MHNG, MRAC.
    • Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 148.
    • [Misspelled as foscitatis by Santschi, 1926b: 228.]
    • Combination in C. (Atopogyne): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 856;
    • combination in C. (Sphaerocrema): Emery, 1922e: 153.
    • Subspecies of gabonensis: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 856; Emery, 1922e: 153; Santschi, 1926b: 228; Santschi, 1937g: 77; Bolton, 1995b: 153.
    • Distribution: Democratic Republic of Congo.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 153, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))
  • Forel, A. 1913i. Quelques fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge (1). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 347-359 (page 351, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 856, Combination in C. (Atopogyne))