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Species: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) aegyptiaca   Mayr, 1862 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Crematogaster aegyptiaca Mayr, 1862 PDF: 765 (w.) EGYPT. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Egypt: (no further data). Type-depository: NMHW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as egyptiaca by Santschi, 1914a PDF: 432.]
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Egypt, Eritrea
    Asia: Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61

Crematogaster aegyptiaca MayrHNS, 1862

Crematogaster aegyptiaca MayrHNS 1862: Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien.12: 649. World distribution: Egypt.

Distribution in Egypt: Eastern desert, Western desert and Sinai.

Material examined: W.El-Arbaein: 1.IV.1998 (12), 2.V.1998 (4), 3.V.1998 (10), 13.VII.1998 (13), 11.VIII.1998 (8), 9.IX.1998 (6), 15.XI.1998 (7), 18.11.1999 (4), 19.11.1999(16), Sahab: 2.V.1998 (4), 18.11.1999 (4) (Ain.Coll).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times pitfall traps, 3 times water traps, 2 times Hand.

Elevations: collected at 2600 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1934-12-18 and 2011-04-23

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster aegyptiaca: casent0916082

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