Crematogaster longiclava placens

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Crematogaster longiclava placens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. longiclava
Subspecies: C. longiclava placens
Trinomial name
Crematogaster longiclava placens
Forel, 1911



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Malaysia (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.

  • placens. Crematogaster longiclava var. placens Forel, 1911d: 384 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Malaysia: Negeri Sembilan, Berhentian Tingi, and Choneng (R. Martin), Pahang (R. Martin), Malacca (R. Martin).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 151.
    • Subspecies of longiclava: Emery, 1922e: 151; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 92; Bolton, 1995b: 160.
    • Distribution: Malaysia (Peninsula).



  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 151, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1911f. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400 (page 384, worker described)