Crematogaster paolii

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Crematogaster paolii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. paolii
Binomial name
Crematogaster paolii
Menozzi, 1930

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Benin, Somalia (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.

  • paolii. Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) paolii Menozzi, 1930b: 102, fig. 4A,B (w.) SOMALIA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Somalia: Duca degli Abruzzi village, i.-xi.1926 (G. Paoli & A. Chiaromonte).
    • Type-depository: IEUB.
    • Status as species: Menozzi, 1942: 169; Bolton, 1995b: 159.
    • Distribution: Somalia.



  • Menozzi, C. 1930b. Formiche della Somalia italiana meridionale. Memorie della Societa Entomologica Italiana 9: 76-130 (page 102, fig. 4 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Menozzi C. 1930. Formiche della Somalia italiana meridionale. Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana. 9: 76-130.