The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Crematogaster) alulai Emery

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) alulai Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location Eritrea (Crematogaster Menilekii For. var. Alulai n. var., Emery, 1901e: 61, worker; raised to species by listing Crematogaster alulai Emery subsp. scrutans For., Emery, 1915g: 11 & 1922e: 144; Ethiopia in Bolton, 1995) - see below
junior synonym (here) scrutans (Cremastogaster scrutans n. sp., Forel, 1910c: 258, worker; Menozzi, 1922a: 354, dealate queen) from Ethiopia, Nefassit - see below
worker and queen only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Emery's (1901e) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1910c) description of scrutans is at {original description}. Emery's (1915g) elevation to species is at {original description}. Arnold (1920a) gave a translation of scrutans, this is at {original description}. Menozzi's (1922a) description of the scrutans queen is at {original description}.

{Crematogaster alulai}The photomontage of a type collection worker is collated from

{Crematogaster (cr.) alulai scrutans} The photomontage of a scrutans cotype is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Crematogaster (Cr.) alulai
B Taylor det.
E Poirier
Yekepa Camp 4
Nimba County
0733’04" N
0833’17" E
SLAM trap
Floodplain & marsh
501 m asl


{Crematogaster alulai}The photomontage is of a worker from Liberia; collector E Poiriet (Yekepa Camp 4 SLAM 2).

2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.