The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Atopogyne) new species Liberia

Crematogaster (Atopogyne) new species Liberia

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location Liberia, collected at Yekepa, by E Poirier; workers only described.

Oxford University Museum specimens

Crematogaster (Atopogyne) new species Liberia
B Taylor det.


Liberia
E Poirier
Yekepa Camp 4
SLAM 4
6.iv.2013
Nimba County
0733’04" N
0833’17" E
SLAM trap
Floodplain & marsh
501 m asl
Major, media & minor
4
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Crematogaster n sp Liberia The photomontage is of a major worker from Liberia; Yekepa; collector E Poirier (Camp 4 SLAM 4).

TL ca 7.5 mm, HL 1.70, HW 1.83, SL 1.25, PW 0.95; CI 108, SI 68; head slightly wider than long; scapes relatively long and slender; mesonotum with distinct longitudinal carina (keel); propodeal spines fairly long and sharp; petiole very slightly wider than postpetiole; overall ground sculpture of very fine spiculation; almost without erect hairs except on anterior margin of clypeus; pubescence very short and fine; base colour chestnut (red-brown) with posterior two-thirds of gaster contrasting darker to near black


Crematogaster n sp Liberia media The photomontage is of a media worker from Liberia; Yekepa; collector E Poirier (Camp 4 SLAM 4).


Crematogaster n sp Liberia minor The photomontage is of a minor worker from Liberia; Yekepa; collector E Poirier (Camp 4 SLAM 4).

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