Crematogaster gambiensis sejuncta

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

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.

  • sejuncta. Crematogaster sejuncta Stitz, 1916: 387, fig. 6 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Democratic Republic of Congo (“Belgian Congo”): Uelle Dist., Koloka, nr Angu, vi.1911 (Schubotz).
    • Type-depository: Zoological Museum Hamburg (Stitz, 1916: 371).
    • [Note: Hamburg zoological museum was destroyed in World War II; but holotype may perhaps be in MNHU or ZMUH.]
    • Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 848.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1922e: 153; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 848.
    • Subspecies of gambiensis: Santschi, 1926b: 227; Menozzi, 1942: 168; Bolton, 1995b: 162.
    • Distribution: Democratic Republic of Congo.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 227, Stirps of gambiensis)
  • Stitz, H. 1916. Formiciden. Ergeb. Zweiten Dtsch. Zent.-Afr. Exped. 1: 369-405 (page 387, fig. 6 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 848, Combination in C. (Sphaerocrema))