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Species: Crematogaster rectinota   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Crematogaster sordidula r. rectinota Forel, 1913a PDF: 126 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1920a PDF: 538 (q.).
Raised to species: Emery, 1922c PDF: 131.


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

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Lydenburg Thornveld, 6 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 4 times found in Lydenburg Montane Grassland, 3 times found in Acacia savanna in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Closed canopy Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Open undifferentiated woodland, 1 times found in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Urban garden in grassland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 21 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Sweepnet / Fogging.

Elevations: collected from 318 - 1800 meters, 1243 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster rectinota: casent0908363; type of Crematogaster sordidula rectinota: casent0902064

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