Crematogaster lamottei

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Crematogaster lamottei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. lamottei
Binomial name
Crematogaster lamottei
Bernard, 1953

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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.


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.





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

  • lamottei. Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) lamottei Bernard, 1953b: 232, fig. 9D-F (w.q.m.) GUINEA.
    • Type-material: 4 syntype workers, 1 syntype queen, 4 syntype males.
    • Type-localities: Guinea: Nimba, T 10, 1180 m. (Lamotte), Guinea: N’Zo, B8-8 (Lamotte), Guinea: Boukoko (Oubangui) (A. Hollande).
    • Type-depository: MNHN.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 156.
    • Distribution: Guinea.



  • Bernard, F. 1953b [1952]. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 19: 165-270 (page 232, fig. 9 worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bernard F. 1953. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mémoires de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire 19: 165-270.
  • Soulié J., and L. D. Dicko. 1965. La répartition des genres de fourmis de la tribu des "Cremastogastrini" dans la faune éthiopienne et malgache. Hymenoptera - Formicoidea - Myrmicidae. Ann. Univ. Abidjan Sér. Sci. 1: 85-106.