Crematogaster gerstaeckeri maledicta

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Crematogaster gerstaeckeri maledicta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. gerstaeckeri
Subspecies: C. gerstaeckeri maledicta
Trinomial name
Crematogaster gerstaeckeri maledicta
Forel, 1914



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • maledicta. Crematogaster excisa var. maledicta Forel, 1914d: 236 (w.q.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 147. Subspecies of sjostedti: Santschi, 1920b: 15. Currently subspecies of gerstaeckeri: Bolton, 1995b: 157.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 157, Subspecies of gerstaeckeri)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 147, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 236, worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1920b. Formicides nouveaux du Gabon, du Congo, de la Rhodesia et du Natal. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 60: 6-17 (page 15, Variety of sjostedti)