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Species: Crematogaster liengmei   Forel, 1894 

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See Also:

Crematogaster liengmei caculata, Crematogaster liengmei weitzeckeri

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Crematogaster gallicola var. liengmei Forel, 1894b PDF: 96 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Mayr, 1895 PDF: 135; Arnold, 1920a PDF: 548; Wheeler, 1922: 860.

Taxon Page Images:

Crematogaster liengmei subsp weitzeckeri. Welgemoed, Cape Town, South Africa; 19 April 2016. Photo and collection by Philip Herbst


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Garden, 2 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in spiny forest/thicket.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times in bushes, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead twig (Acacia karroo).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pooter, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 125 - 1550 meters, 771 meters average

Type specimens: syntypes: casent0193951

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