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Species: Crematogaster excisa   Mayr, 1895 

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Crematogaster excisa_cf, Crematogaster excisa bomaella, Crematogaster excisa cavinota, Crematogaster excisa lacustris

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Crematogaster excisa Mayr, 1895 PDF: 139 (w.) CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Wheeler, 1922: 836; in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 146; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
Revived status as species: Stitz, 1916: 385; Wheeler, 1922: 153; Santschi, 1928d PDF: 63.
Current subspecies: nominal plus C. e. bomaella, C. e. cavinota, C. e. lacustris.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269

Crematogaster excisaHNS (Mayr)

Zambi and Thysville, [[worker]] (J. Bequaert); near Lie, [[worker]]; Faradje, [[worker]] (Lang and Chapin). The specimens from Thysville were taken "from a nest in a tree-trunk in the rocky savannah; "those from Faradje "in a hollow tree." The single specimen from near Lie was taken from the stomach of a toad (Bufo regularis).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster excisa: casent0919666

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