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Species: Crematogaster gambiensis   André, 1889 

Classification:
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See Also:

Crematogaster gambiensis krantziana, Crematogaster gambiensis longiruga, Crematogaster gambiensis sejuncta, Crematogaster gambiensis transversiruga

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Crematogaster gambiensis André, 1889 PDF: 228 (w.) GAMBIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1913b PDF: 324 (q.).
Combination in Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema): Wheeler, 1922: 846; Santschi, 1926b PDF: 227.
Senior synonym of Crematogaster longiruga: Santschi, 1914d PDF: 346; of Crematogaster fulva: Bolton, 1995b: 153.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Gabon, Gambia, Ghana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Forel 1907c (as C. gambiensis longiruga)

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times associated with Pseudococcus on Lophira alata.

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster fulva: casent0902057; syntype of Crematogaster gambiensis: casent0908607, casent0915369



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