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Species: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) depressa   (Latreille, 1802) 

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See Also:

Crematogaster depressa adultera, Crematogaster depressa fuscipennis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Formica depressa Latreille, 1802a: 268, pl. 11, fig. 73 (q.) GUINEA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1910e PDF: 5 (m.).
Current subspecies: nominal plus C. d. adultera, C. d. fuscipennis.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest canopy, 1 times found in rainforest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times EC28 Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 350 meters, 150 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1926-11-01 and 2006-04-10

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster buchneri foreli: casent0902072

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