Crematogaster lango

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Crematogaster lango
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. lango
Binomial name
Crematogaster lango
Weber, 1943

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 4.112954° to 3.0335°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic, Sudan (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.

  • lango. Crematogaster (Decacrema) lango Weber, 1943c: 356, pl. 15, figs. 6, 7 (w.) SOUTH SUDAN.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: South Sudan (“Anglo-Egyptian Sudan”): e slopes of Imatong Mts, 3800 ft, 24.vii.1939, no. 1301 (N.A. Weber).
    • Type-depository: MCZC.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 156.
    • Distribution: South Sudan.

Description

References

  • Weber, N. A. 1943d. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 93: 263-389 (page 356, pl. 15, figs. 6, 7 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Blaimer B. B. 2012. Acrobat ants go global – Origin, evolution and systematics of the genus Crematogaster (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 421-436.
  • Weber N. A. 1943. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 93: 263-389.