Crematogaster gutenbergi

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Crematogaster gutenbergi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. gutenbergi
Binomial name
Crematogaster gutenbergi
Santschi, 1914

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Namibia (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.

  • gutenbergi. Crematogaster gutenbergi Santschi, 1914a: 433 (w.) NAMIBIA.
    • Type-material: 2 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: Namibia (“SW africain allemand”): (no further data).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Combination in C. (Crematogaster): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 839;
    • combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 147;
    • combination in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1922e: 147; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 839; Bolton, 1995b: 154.
    • Distribution: Namibia.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 147, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Santschi, F. 1914a [1913]. Mélanges myrmecologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 429-437 (page 433, 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 839, Combination in C. (Crematogaster))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. 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. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004