The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Atopogyne) batesi Forel

Crematogaster (Atopogyne) batesi Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location Nigeria (Cremastogaster Batesi n. sp., Forel, 1911e: 270, worker), collected at Old Calabar, by Bates
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Forel's description (1911e: 270, worker, not illustrated) is at {original description}.
From the colour and mandible structure, this odd looking single specimen may be a variation of Crematogaster buchneri perhaps an ergatogyne (see also Crematogaster depressa).

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

2007, 2011, 2013, 2015 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.