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Species: Crematogaster mancocapaci   Santschi, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Crematogaster brevispinosa st. mancocapaci Santschi, 1911i PDF: 280 (w.q.m.) ECUADOR. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Santschi, 1913h PDF: 38.].
Raised to species: Longino, 2003A PDF: 132.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Ecuador
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Longino, J. T., 2003, The Crematogaster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) of Costa Rica., Zootaxa 151, pp. 1-150

Crematogaster mancocapaciHNS NEW STATUS

Crematogaster brevispinosaHNS [misspelled here as brevispinaHNS] st. mancocapaci SantschiHNS, 1911:280 [Also described as new by Santschi, 1913:38.]. Syntype worker, queen, male: Ecuador, Chillacocha, 3900m , 1905 (Rivet) [NHMB, MHNG] (examined). Emery, 1922:134: combination in C. (Orthocrema)HNS.

This is a distinctive species, perhaps near crucisHNS. Workers are as large or larger than limataHNS, with long flexuous setae, but the setae are sparse, a pair on the face, a few pairs on the mesosoma; fourth abdominal tergite covered with long, sparse, fully appressed pubescence, such that if it were suberect and more dense it would be like crucisHNS; the propodeal spines are similarly short and upturned, and there is a strong anteroventral petiolar tooth; antenna with 3-segmented club; postpetiole broad and slightly sulcate.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 3900 m

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster mancocapaci: casent0908396, casent0912756; syntypes mancocapaci: jtl055985; syntypes mancocopaci: jtl027888

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