Crematogaster werneri pasithea

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Crematogaster werneri pasithea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. werneri
Subspecies: C. werneri pasithea
Trinomial name
Crematogaster werneri pasithea
Santschi, 1915



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Benin (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.

  • pasithea. Crematogaster werneri var. pasithea Santschi, 1915c: 253 (w.) BENIN.
    • Type-material: holotype (?) worker.
    • [Note: no indication of number of specimens is given.]
    • Type-locality: Benin (“Bas Dahomey”): (no further data), 1913 (Desanti).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 149.
    • Subspecies of werneri: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 845; Emery, 1922e: 149; Bolton, 1995b: 159.
    • Distribution: Benin.



  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 149, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 253, worker described)