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

Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) wilniger Forel - new status

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zaïre (Cremastogaster nigeriensis Sant. v. wilniger n. var., Forel, 1916: 405, worker & queen) from collected at St. Gabriel, by Father H Kohl - see below
Worker described (see Bolton, 1995) .


Forel's (1916) description is at {original description}. Bequaert (in Wheeler, 1922, p 407) cited it as collected by Father Kohl from in myrmecophilous plants.

Separable from Crematogaster nigeriensis by the large subpetiolar spine, erect hairs on the pronotum and longitudinal striation on the dorsum and sides of the propodeum.


{Crematogaster wilniger}The photomontage of a type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0908612


Oxford University Museum specimens

Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) wilniger
B Taylor det.
Central African Republic
P Annoyer
GC-2

17.ii.2005
Dzanga-Sangha
02°53’25.9" N
16°10’26.4" E
Camp 5; à 40m du sol dans un Kosipo (Entandrophragma candollei, Meliaceae),
9h00, sous lichens; 409m
2
{album}
Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) wilniger
B Taylor det.
Central African Republic
P Annoyer
PZ

30.xi.2010
Dzanga-Sangha
2°28'49.5"N
16°12'55.9"E
392 m; nuit, à vue, Sipo trap on tree at mid-trunk, camp de base lac 1, samuel
2
{album}
Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) wilniger
B Taylor det.
Central African Republic
P Annoyer
07

xi.2010
Dzanga-Sangha
2°28'49.5"N
16°12'55.9"E
392 m; no details
5
{album}
Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) wilniger
B Taylor det.
Queen
Central African Republic
P Annoyer
MP1
20.xi.2010
Dzanga-Sangha
2°28'54.1"N
16°13'38.2"E
395 m; nuit, équipe 1, UV : 20h-4h, bord lac 2
1
{album}

{Crematogaster wilniger} The photomontage is of a specimen from the Central African Republic, Dzanga-Sangha NP; collector Philippe Annoyer (CAR Camp 5 GC).


{Crematogaster wilniger} The photomontage is of a specimen from the Central African Republic, Dzanga-Sangha NP; collector Philippe Annoyer (CAR 07).


{Crematogaster wilniger} The photomontage is of a worker from the Central African Republic, Dzanga-Sangha NP; collector Philippe Annoyer (CAR PZ).


{Crematogaster wilniger} The photomontage is of a possible queen from the Central African Republic, Dzanga-Sangha NP; collector Philippe Annoyer (CAR MP1).

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