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Species: Crematogaster nigriceps   Emery, 1897 

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See Also:

Crematogaster nigriceps prelli, Crematogaster nigriceps saganensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) nigriceps Emery, 1897f PDF: 600, fig. (w.) SOMALIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Viehmeyer, 1923 PDF: 89 (q.m.).
Combination in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Wheeler, 1922: 842; in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 148.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex Acacia drepanolobium.

Elevations: collected from 1600 - 1800 meters, 1700 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster nigriceps: casent0904510; type of Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) nigriceps: focol1463, focol1465; type of Crematogaster nigriceps: focol1464, focol1466

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