The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) wilwerthi Santschi

Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) wilwerthi Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zare (Cremastogaster Wilwerthi n. sp., Santschi, 1910c: 372, illustrated, worker) collected at Luki, by Wilwerth; worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Note - with a fresh specimen from the Central African Republic, I have raised the black subspecies fauconneti from Zare (Forel, 1910e: 434, worker) collected at Nyangwe to Stanleyville, by Fauconnet, to full species status Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) fauconneti, with a junior synonym confusa (Santschi, 1911g: 208, worker) from Congo collected at Gomba, by A. Weiss.


{Crematogaster wilwerthi}Santschi's (1910c) description is at {original description}.


{Crematogaster wilwerthi}The photomontage of the holotype worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0908564.

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