The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Decacrema) solenopsides Emery

Crematogaster (Decacrema) solenopsides Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Tanzania, Zanzibar (Crematogaster solenopsides n. sp., Emery, 1899e: 487, worker; Menozzi, 1930b: 105, male) - see below
junior synonyms (here)
mandonbii (Crematogaster (Decacrema) solenopsides stirps mandonbii, Santschi, 1926b: 229, worker) from Uganda, Kampala, H Hargreaves - see below
flaviscapis (Crematogaster (Decacrema) solenopsides Em. stirps flavida Mayr var. flaviscapis n. var., Santschi, 1919h: 86) from Angola, Landana, Dr Bequaert - see

Note: I have separated the smaller dark brown form, with longer propodeal spines, Crematogaster (Decacrema) costeboriensis, type location Ivory Coast, to the status of species.

Emery's (1899e) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1919h) descriptions of flaviscapis, gallarum and costeboriensis are at {original description}. Santschi's (1926b) description of mandonbii is at {original description}. Menozzi's (1930b) description of the male is at {original description}.
Evidentially primarily an inhabiter of Acacia galls.

{Crematogaster solenopsides} The photomontage of the holotype worker is collated from

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

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