The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Crematogaster) flaviventris Santschi - revived status

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) flaviventris Santschi - revived status

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zare (Crematogaster flaviventris n. sp., Santschi, 1910c: 370, all forms) collected at Sankuru, by Luja - see below. .

Crematogaster flaviventrisSantschi's description (1910c) of flaviventris and analis is at {original description}

junior synonyms (here) - click images for full views

analis (Crematogaster flaviventris var. analis nov., Santschi, 1910c: 370, worker) from Brazzaville, collector Weiss, nesting in cavities on certain shrubs. See above for Santschi's description - see Crematogaster analis
mossamedana (Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) castanea Sm. st. inversa v. mossamedana n. var., Santschi, 1930b: 69, worker & queen)
Santschi's description is at {original description}.
Crematogaster mossamedana
busschodtsi (C. tricolor Gerst. var. Busschodtsi n. var., Emery, 1899e: 487, worker; Santschi, 1930a: 64, queen & male - noted by Santschi, 1935a, as actually variety inversa) collected at Banana, by Busschodts.
Emery's (1899e) description is at {original description}. Santschi (1935a: 257) noted this variety has antennae which are brown black and much darker than the rest of the head. No images on Antweb (July 2016).
alitrunk dark brown, petiole and base of gaster lighter; no images
museisapientiae (Crematogaster ferruginea Forel, subsp. museisapientiae, n. subsp., Forel, 1911e: 272, worker, queen & male) -
Forel's description (1895h) of museisapientiae is at {original description}
Crematogaster museisapientiae
Tropical East Africa
elgona (Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) castanea Sm. st. inversa Forel, var. elgona, nov., Santschi, 1935b: 269, worker).
Santschi's description is at {original description} - see
Crematogaster elgona
2016 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
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