Crematogaster macaoensis

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Crematogaster macaoensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. macaoensis
Binomial name
Crematogaster macaoensis
Wu, J. & Wang, C., 1995

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 23.23333333° to 23.23333333°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (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.

  • macaoensis. Crematogaster macaoensis Wu, J. & Wang, 1995: 66.
    • Type-material: 6 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: China: Macao (F. Silvestri).
    • Type-depository: MCZC.
    • [First available use of Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) dohrni subsp. artifex var. macaoensis Wheeler, W.M. 1928c: 16 (w.) CHINA (Macau); unavailable (infrasubspecific) name (Bolton, 1995b: 157).]
    • Material of unavailable name referred to artifex by Zhou, 2001b: 75.
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Wheeler, W.M. 1930h: 65; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 90.
    • Status as species: Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 42.
    • Distribution: China.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Chen Y., C. W. Luo, H. W. Li, Y. J. Liu, H. F. Zheng, and F. C. Yang. 2013. Investigation of ant species and distribution on Wuliang Mountain. Journal of Henan Agricultural Sciences 42(5): 118-122.
  • Fontanilla A. M., A. Nakamura, Z. Xu, M. Cao, R. L. Kitching, Y. Tang, and C. J. Burwell. 2019. Taxonomic and functional ant diversity along tropical, subtropical, and subalpine elevational transects in southwest China. Insects 10, 128; doi:10.3390/insects10050128
  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • HUANG Jian-hua, ZHOU Shan-yi. 2006. A Checklist of Family Formicidae of China - Myrmicinae (Part I) (Insecta: Hymenoptera). Journal of Guangxi Normal University. Natural science edition 24: 87-94.
  • Hosoishi S. and K. Ogata. 2009. A check list of the ant genus Crematogaster in Asia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Inst. Trop. Agr. Kyushu Univ. 32: 43-83.
  • Li F. 2007. A Taxonomy Study on Genera Crematogaster and Myrmica from China (Hymenoptera:Formicidae:Myrmicinae). Guangxi Normal University, Guangxi, China. 58 pages.
  • Li Q., Y. Chen, S. Wang, Y. Zheng, Y. Zhu, and S. Wang. 2009. Diversity of ants in subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest in Pu'er City, Yunnan. Biodiversity Science 17(3): 233-239.
  • Lu Z. X., Y. Q. Chen, Q. Li, S. M. Wang, C. J. Liu, and W. Zhang. 2012. Effect of lac insect honeydew on the diversity of ground-dwelling ants in lac plantation. Chin. J. Appl. Ecol. 23(4): 1117-1122.
  • Lu Z., B. D. Hoffmann, and Y. Chen. 2016. Can reforested and plantation habitats effectively conserve SW China’s ant biodiversity? Biodivers. Conserv. DOI 10.1007/s10531-016-1090-1
  • Lu Z., Y. Chen, Q. Li, S. Wang, C. Liu, and W. Zhang. 2012. Effect of population of Kerria yunnanensis on diversity of ground dwelling ant. Acta Ecologica Sinica 32(19): 6195-6202.
  • Lu Z., Y. Chen, W. Zhang, S. Wang, and Q. Li. 2013. Effects of facultative mutualism between ants and lac insects on the diversity of ant communities. Biodiversity Science 21(3): 343-351.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1928. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in China. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della Reale Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura. Portici 22: 3-38.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1930. A list of the known Chinese ants. Peking Natural History Bulletin 5: 53-81.
  • Xu Z. 1999. [An analysis on the ant fauna of the tropical rain forest in Xishuangbanna of China.] Zoological Research 20: 379-384.
  • Zhang W., G. Liu, P. Zhong, and S. Zhang. 2014. Investigation of Formicidae in Luofushan Mountain. Journal of Huizhou University 34(3): 46-50.