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Species: Crematogaster hottentota   Emery, 1899 

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Crematogaster hottentota bassuto

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Crematogaster Kneri subsp. hottentota Emery, 1899d PDF: 482 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema): Wheeler, 1922: 847.
Raised to species: Santschi, 1925h: 161 (footnote); Santschi, 1926b PDF: 224.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Crematogaster hottentota bassuto.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Pitfall trap, 5 days.

Elevations: collected from 995 - 1535 meters, 1165 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster kneri hottentota: casent0904480

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