The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Decacrema) petiolidens Forel

Crematogaster (Decacrema) petiolidens Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zaïre (Cremastogaster (Decacrema) petiolidens n. sp., Forel, 1916: 412, worker) collected by H. Kohl
worker only described .

Forel's (1916) description is at {original description}.

Found on Ghana cocoa at Kade by Majer (1975, 1976b), using pkd, with 14 workers in one sample.

{Crematogaster (Decacrema) petiolidens}The photomontage of the holotype is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Crematogaster (Decacrema) petiolidens
B Taylor det.

G Debout & A Dalecky
Cameroon 62

2°34.04' N
9°50.64' E
from caulinary domatia of Leonardoxa africana africana


{Crematogaster solenopsides} The photomontages are of specimens collected in Cameroun - south-western tropical coastal forest area between Edéa and Campo (McKey Wolbachia project) - Cameroon 62 from location TM, 10 April 2001 (Transect Marigot - adjacent to EBO at 2°34.04' N 9°50.64' E), from caulinary domatia of Leonardoxa africana africana

{Crematogaster petiolidens}Second specimen

Crematogaster (Decacrema) species 563

Listed by Room (1971) from cocoa canopy and mistletoe at the Mamfe-Mampong cocoa farm in Ghana. This may be the species referred to but not named in any way by Strickland (1951a), as being taken eight times in association with mealybugs on cocoa at CRIG.

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