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Species: Crematogaster affabilis   Forel, 1907 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Crematogaster chiarinii var. affabilis Forel, 1907f PDF: 142 (w.) SOMALIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 146; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 260.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ethiopia, Somalia
    Asia: Saudi Arabia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rocky outcrop with acacia, 3 times found in Acacia Juniper woodland, 2 times found in rocky wash with Tamarix and Juniper, 2 times found in under fig trees next to small stream, moist soil, 1 times found in riparian scrub next to banana field, 1 times found in Rocky brush along wash.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times on tree trunk, low vegetation, 1 times on low vegetation, on Acacia, 1 times soil, 1 times on tree, 1 times inside dead Juniper tree, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times ex rot pocket, 1 times on soil, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times tuna bait, 1 times beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 525 - 2172 meters, 1489 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster affabilis: casent0908514

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