The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Crematogaster) turkanensis Santschi - new status

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) turkanensis Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location Kenya (Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) aegyptiaca Mayr v. turkanensis nov., Santschi, 1935b: 271, worker) from Kenya, Turkana Desert, Kalodeke - see below.

Santschi's (1935b) description is at {original description}.

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

Quite readily separated from Crematagaster aegyptiaca by the paler colour and longer propodeal spines.

2015 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
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