Crematogaster laevis bruesi

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Crematogaster laevis bruesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. laevis
Subspecies: C. laevis bruesi
Trinomial name
Crematogaster laevis bruesi
Wheeler, W.M., 1911

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 12.083° to 12.083°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Grenada (type locality), Lesser Antilles.

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.

  • bruesi. Crematogaster laevis var. bruesi Wheeler, W.M. 1911b: 169 (w.q.) GRENADA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Grenada: Grand Etang, 1910 (C.T. Brues).
    • Type-depository: MCZC.
    • Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135.
    • Subspecies of laevis: Emery, 1922e: 135; Kempf, 1972a: 87; Bolton, 1995b: 149.
    • Distribution: Grenada.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 135, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1911b. Ants collected in Grenada, W. I. by Mr. C. T. Brues. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 54: 167-172 (page 169, worker, queen described)