The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Crematogaster) acis Forel - new status

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) acis Forel - new status

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zaïre (Cremastogaster Sewelli For. r Acis n. stirps, Forel, 1913h: 353, worker) collected at Congo da Lemba, by R. Mayné .

Forel's (1913h) description is at {original description}. Quite why a form with distinct short propodeal spines and brown almost black should have been regarded as a subspecies of Crematogaster sewelli is odd and I regard acis (like marnoi) as a distinct mainland Africa species.

{Crematogaster acis} The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

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