Crematogaster werneri

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Crematogaster werneri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. werneri
Binomial name
Crematogaster werneri
Mayr, 1907

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea, Uganda (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.

  • werneri. Crematogaster werneri Mayr, 1907a: 388 (w.) UGANDA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Uganda: Gondokoro (F. Werner).
    • Type-depository: NHMW.
    • Combination in C. (Crematogaster): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 845;
    • combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 149;
    • combination in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
    • Subspecies of alulai: Emery, 1915g: 11.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 845; Emery, 1922e: 149; Bolton, 1995b: 165.
    • Distribution: Uganda.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus cacozela, pasithea.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 149, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Mayr, G. 1907a. Ergebnisse der mit Subvention aus der Erbschaft Treitl unternommenen zoologischen Forschungsreise Dr. F. Werner's nach dem ägyptischen Sudan und nach Nord-Uganda. XI. Liste der von Dr. Franz Werner am oberen Nil gesammelten Ameisen nebst (page 388, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 845, Combination in C. (Crematogaster))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 845, Revived status as species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Soulié J., and L. D. Dicko. 1965. La répartition des genres de fourmis de la tribu des "Cremastogastrini" dans la faune éthiopienne et malgache. Hymenoptera - Formicoidea - Myrmicidae. Ann. Univ. Abidjan Sér. Sci. 1: 85-106.