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

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) mediorufa Forel new status

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Cremastogaster tricolor Gerst var. mediorufa n. var., Forel, 1907g: 81, footnote, worker & male; Forel, 1913a: 124, queen; Arnold, 1920a: 493, all forms) Shilouvane, Transvaal, coll. Junod; - see below

{Cr. castanea mediorufa}mediorufa - see
Forel's (1907g) description is on {original description}.
Crematogaster mediorufa
South Africa
junior synonyms (here) - size and form exactly match the type

yambatensis (Crematogaster ferruginea Forel v. yambatensis n.var., Forel, 1913h: 353, worker) collected at Yambata, by R. Mayné. Forel (1913h) noted yambatensis as like ulugurensis but with the body and appendages wholly black but the gaster yellow; also with the alitrunk finely and very densely sculptured, holotype worker only - see Crematogaster yambateneis
insidiosa (Cremastogaster Sm., stirps insidiosa, nov., Santschi, 1920d: 378, worker) Balli Neck Pass, G Arnold
Santschi's (1920d) description of insidiosa is at {original description}.
Crematogaster insidiosa
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