Crematogaster indefensa

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Crematogaster indefensa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. indefensa
Binomial name
Crematogaster indefensa
Kempf, 1968

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia (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.

  • indefensa. Crematogaster indefensa Kempf, 1968b: 388, fig. 7 (w.q.) BOLIVIA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 1 paratype worker, 2 paratype queens.
    • Type-locality: holotype Bolivia: Chaparé, Villa Tumari, 1000 m. (P. Wygodzinski); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depository: MZSP.
    • [Note: Kempf, 1968b: 390, suspected that other material from this series may be in IMLT.]
    • Combination in C. (Neocrema): Kempf, 1972a: 83.
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 83; Bolton, 1995b: 154.
    • Distribution: Bolivia.

Description

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1968b. Miscellaneous studies on Neotropical ants. IV. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 11: 369-415 (page 388, fig. 7 worker, queen described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 83, Combination in C. (Neocrema))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kempf W. W. 1968. Miscellaneous studies on Neotropical ants. IV. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Studia Entomologica 11: 369-415.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).