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Subspecies: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) castanea arborea   Smith, 1858 


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Crematogaster castanea

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Crematogaster arboreus Smith, 1858a PDF: 138, pl. 14 (nest) (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1866b PDF: 900 (q.).
Status as species: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 404; Roger, 1863b PDF: 37; Mayr, 1866b PDF: 900 (redescription); Mayr, 1886c PDF: 360; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 79; Emery, 1895i PDF: 29; Arnold, 1920a PDF: 506.
Synonym of Crematogaster tricolor: Mayr, 1895 PDF: 136 (footnote); Mayr, 1907b PDF: 16; Arnold, 1920a PDF: 506.
[Note: Mayr, 1907b PDF: 16, gives Crematogaster tricolor as senior synonym, but Crematogaster castanea arborea has priority (Arnold, 1920a PDF: 506.)].
Junior synonym of Crematogaster castanea: Wheeler, 1922: 830.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster arborea: casent0902083

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