Crematogaster (Crematogaster) capensis Mayr
Type location South Africa
(Cremastogaster capensis n.
sp., Mayr, 1862: 764, worker & queen; Mayr, 1865: plate IV, had
illustrations) Cape of Good Hope, Novara - see below
junior synonyms (here)
capensis Mayr, var. calens
n. var., Forel, 1910e: 435, worker) from Mozambique, Delagoa,
Dr Liengme - see below.
capensis Mayr, subsp.. tropicorum
n. subsp., Forel, 1910e: 435, worker) from Mozambique, Ibo -
opaciceps Mayr subsp. defleta
n. subsp., Forel, 1910e: 434, worker) from South
Africa, in Acacia horrida
- see below.
worker and queen
described (see Bolton, 1995) .
(1862) description is at . Mayr (1865) gave a fuller illustration,
this is at (note the scale line on
the worker appears to be 0.5 mm, from the TL given by Mayr). Forel's
description of calens & tropicorum is at . Arnold (1920a: 512) gave a translation,
this is at .
Forel's (1910e) description of defleta is at . Arnold (1920a) gave a
translation of the opaciceps
type plus that of defleta, this is at .