Crematogaster natalensis dulcis

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Crematogaster natalensis dulcis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. natalensis
Subspecies: C. natalensis dulcis
Trinomial name
Crematogaster natalensis dulcis
Santschi, 1926

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -29° to -29°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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.

  • dulcis. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) natalensis var. dulcis Santschi, 1926b: 212 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: South Africa: Natal, Estcourt (R.C. Wroughton).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Subspecies of natalensis: Bolton, 1995b: 152.
    • Distribution: South Africa.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 212, worker described)