The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Crematogaster) maynei Forel - new status

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) maynei Forel - new status

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zare (Crematogaster impressa Em. r. Maynei, n. stirps, Forel, 1913h: 352, worker) Congo da Lemba, Mayne - see below - note lighter brown and with dense fine spiculation on head and alitrunk
junior synonym (here)
sapora (Crematogaster impressa Em. v. sapora, n. var., Forel, 1916: 408, worker & queen) from Zare, Kohl - see below.

Forel's (1913h) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1916) description of the male and of sapora is at {original description}. He gave sapora as TL 3.6-4.0 mm, the specimen in the type images is at the smallest end of that rage

{Crematogaster maynei} The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

{Crematogaster sapora} The photomontage of the sapora type worker collated from

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