Crematogaster togoensis

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Crematogaster togoensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. togoensis
Binomial name
Crematogaster togoensis
Donisthorpe, 1945

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Togo (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.

  • togoensis. Crematogaster (Atopogyne) togoensis Donisthorpe, 1945d: 270 (w.) TOGO.
    • Type-material: 13 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: Togo (“French Togo”): Mayondi (2 mi. E Honuta, British Togo), 5.xi.1944, no. H.1385 (H.E. Box).
    • Type-depository: BMNH.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 164.
    • Distribution:Togo.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1945d. On a small collection of ants (Hym., Formicidae) from West Africa, associated with Coccidae. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(12): 265-273 (page 270, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Donisthorpe H. 1945. On a small collection of ants (Hym., Formicidae) from West Africa, associated with Coccidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)12: 265-273.
  • Tchibozo S., and N. Kaminski. 2006. Note on the social bugs of Benin, West Africa. IUSSI meeting, Washington DC, August 1st 2006.