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Species: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) kneri   Mayr, 1862 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Crematogaster kneri Mayr, 1862 PDF: 764 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Ghana (“Gold Coast”): Akwapim Mts (no collector’s name). Type-depository: NMHW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1913a PDF: 125 (q.)
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Benin, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Crematogaster kneri   Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 13, (download) 13 3788
Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) kneri subsp. amita var. caffra   Forel, A., 1922, Glanures myrmecologiques en 1922., Revue Suisse de Zoologie 30, pp. 87-102: 94, (download) 94 4075

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected at 1132 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1976-08-15 and 2015-02-18

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster kneri: casent0919670

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