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Species: Crematogaster coelestis   Santschi, 1911 

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Crematogaster coelestis mercatori

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Crematogaster coelestis Santschi, 1911c PDF: 353 (w.) GUINEA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 147; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
Revived status as species: Santschi, 1939f: 162.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Crematogaster coelestis mercatori.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Senegal, Zambia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Savannah Forest, 1 times found in Savannah For., 1 times found in Gallery For..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on tree, 1 times on trunk of tree.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler, 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 160 - 395 meters, 281 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster coelestis: casent0912662; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Crematogaster excisa coelestis dirce: casent0908530

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