Crematogaster semperi

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Crematogaster semperi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. semperi
Binomial name
Crematogaster semperi
Emery, 1893

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (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.

  • semperi. Crematogaster semperi Emery, 1893g: 263, pl. 2, fig. 7 (w.) PHILIPPINES (Luzon I.).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Philippinea: Luzon, Manila, iii.-iv.1890 (E. Simon).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 152;
    • combination in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1909d: 340; Emery, 1922e: 152; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 93; Baltazar, 1966: 250; Bolton, 1995b: 162.
    • Distribution: Philippines (Luzon).

Description

References

  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 250, listed)
  • Emery, C. 1893i. Voyage de M. E. Simon aux îles Philippines (mars et avril 1890). Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 62: 259-270 (page 263, pl. 2, fig. 7 worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 152, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Wheeler W. M. 1909. Ants of Formosa and the Philippines. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26: 333-345.