Crematogaster rugosa nigriventris

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Crematogaster rugosa nigriventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. rugosa
Subspecies: C. rugosa nigriventris
Trinomial name
Crematogaster rugosa nigriventris
Santschi, 1919



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast (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.

  • nigriventris. Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) rugosa var. nigriventris Santschi, 1919h: 87 (w.) IVORY COAST.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Ivory Coast: Dimbroko (Le Moult).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Subspecies of rugosa: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 848; Santschi, 1926b: 228; Menozzi, 1942: 169; Bolton, 1995b: 158.
    • Distribution: Ivory Coast.



  • Santschi, F. 1919h. Nouvelles fourmis du Congo Belge du Musée du Congo Belge, à Tervueren. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 7: 79-91 (page 87, worker described)