The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Crematogaster) lacustris Santschi - new status

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) lacustris Santschi - new status

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Tanzania (Cremastogaster excisa stirps lacustris nov., Santschi, 1914b: 99, worker) from Tanzania, Lusinga Island, Lake Victoria, x.1903 - see below.


Santschi's (1914b) description of lacustris is at {original description}.


{Crematogaster lacustris} The photomontage of a syntype worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0915373


Oxford University Museum specimens

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) lacustris
B Taylor det.
Cameroun
A Fotso Kuate
Crematogaster sp10

22.i.2008
Awae II
0354'30" N
1125'58" E
Quadrat in fallow
2
{album}
Crematogaster (Crematogaster) lacustris
B Taylor det.
Cameroun
A Fotso Kuate
Crematogaster sp19

17.vii.2007
Awae II
353'60"N
1046'60"E
lowland area elevation <250m; quadrat in fallow 1
{album}

Crematogaster lacustris The photomontage is of a worker from Cameroun, Awae II; collector A Fotso Kuate (fk crematogaster sp 10).

This is an exact match for lacustris - large with contrasting dark scapes.


Crematogaster lacustris worker The photomontage is of a worker from Cameroun; from Awae II, 353'60"N 1046'60"E; lowland area elevation <250m; quadrat in fallow; 17.vii.2007 (fk sp 19); coll. A Fotso Kuate

(previously thought by me to be the possible unknown worker of Cr. homeri)

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