The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Orthocrema) transvaalensis Forel

Crematogaster (Orthocrema) transvaalensis Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Cremastogaster transvaalensis, n. spec., Forel, 1894b: 96, worker) - see below
junior synyonym (here) hammi (Arnold, 1920a: 534, illustrated, worker) from Zimbabwe, Hope Fountain - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0902065
Worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Crematogaster transvaalensis}Forel's (1894b) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1920a: 533) gave an illustrated translation and description of hammi; this is at {original description}. Although Arnold (1920a) gave the TL as 2.4 mm, pitch black, the specimen on Antweb (link above) is TL ca 2.8 mm, i.e. as the type size; the colour as on Antweb is identical to the type..


{Crematogaster transvaalensis} The photomontage of the type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0908364.


{Crematogaster transvaalensis} The photomontage of a worker from South Africa is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0235875 as determined by Peter Hawkes.

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