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Species: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) hottentota   Emery, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Crematogaster kneri subsp. hottentota Emery, 1899d PDF: 482 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: South Africa: Vrijburg, 1893 (E. Simon) (by restriction of Wheeler, 1922: 847). Type-depository: MSNG (possibly also in MRHN). Type notes: Other syntype localities: South Africa, Bloemfontein, 1893 (E. Simon), Botswana (“Bechuanaland”): (no further data). This taxon is based on Crematogaster kneri Mayr, 1862, sensu Emery, 1895i PDF: 27, misidentification. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as kottentota by Menozzi, 1942a PDF: 169.]
Status as species: Santschi, 1926b PDF: 224; Menozzi, 1942a PDF: 169; Bolton, 1995b: 154.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Lesotho, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Pitfall trap, 5 days.

Elevations: collected from 995 - 1535 meters, 1165 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-05-21 00:00:00.0 and 2018-03-19 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster kneri hottentota: casent0904480

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