The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Crematogaster) menilekii Forel

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) menilekii Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ethiopia (Cremastogaster Menilekii, n. spec., Forel, 1894b: 97, worker), collected by Ilg - see below
Note: (August 2016) - examination of Antweb images of the types of all forms (subspecies, varieties, stirps, etc.) listed by Bolton (1995: 157) has led me to remove all to separate status.

This is distinguished by the long propodeal spines and the separation of the postpetiole into two distinct globes in dorsal view

See Crematogaster (Cr.) occidentalis Mayr, 1902; Crematogaster (Cr.) completa Santschi, 1928d; Crematogaster (Cr.) proserpina Santschi, 1922.

Forel's (1894b) description is at {original description}

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

2007, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.