The Ants of Africa
Genus Crematogaster
Crematogaster (Decacrema) spuria Forel - new status

Crematogaster (Decacrema) spuria Forel - new status

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zare (Cremastogaster gallicola For. r. spuria n. stirps, Forel, 1913b: 323, worker) from Zare, Lumbumbashi [Elizabethville], by J. Bequaert.

Separated here (August 2016) from under Crematogaster (Cr.) menilekii by virtue of this having ten-segmented antennee.

Forel's (1913b) description is at {original description}.

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

The 10-segmented antennae are very clear.

2016, 2017 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
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