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Species: Crematogaster (Orthocrema) transvaalensis   Forel, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Crematogaster transvaalensis Forel, 1894b PDF: 96 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: South Africa: Transvaal (P. Berthoud). Type-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as transwaalensis by Emery, 1895i PDF: 30.]
Status as species: Mayr, 1895 PDF: 135 (in key); Emery, 1895i PDF: 30; Arnold, 1920a PDF: 533; Emery, 1922c PDF: 131; Wheeler, 1922: 851; Prins, 1963 PDF: 102; Bolton, 1995b: 164.
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Acacia Closed Woodland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand collected, 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 995 - 1362 meters, 1270 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1916-05-07 and 2016-03-04

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster transvaalensis: casent0908364



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