Crematogaster (Crematogaster) oasium (Santschi)
Type location Tunisia
(Cremastogaster Auberti Em. stirps oasium n. st.,
Santschi, 1911f: 84,
worker; raised to species Santschi, 1937e: 303, queen; Bernard, 1953a:
156, male; see Collingwood, 1985: 261) Tozeur, M Aumont, 1909 - see
junior synonym (here)
laestrygon st airensis,
Santschi, 1937e: 309, worker & male) from Niger - see below
Santschi's (1911f) description is at . Santschi's (1937e) further description is
at . Santschi's (1937e) description of airensis
is at .
Collingwood (1985) noted it is a pale, rather shining
with very short propodeal spines; and occurs on the fringes of the
North African deserts - the colour according to Santschi, however, is
black, a little brownish (as confirmed by the type specimen below).
Egypt records - in Donisthorpe (1942a), 22
Siwa, Kamissa & Bahrein, collector J Omer-Cooper, June-August 1935.