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Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Crematogaster inflata

Crematogaster also known as acrobat ants is another gemus commonly found throughout this location. Most of the these are arboreal ants nesting in the slit, hollow and grooves of trees with a few weaving nest with leaves and ant's silk. Some are semi arboreal nesting in the ground as in trees either in a certain phase of their colony development or simultaneously. Crematogaster are medium size to tiny ants with most species around 2 to 3 millimeters in size (TL).

Many species of this genus are monomorphic while some are polymorphic.

Crematogaster inflata is easily differentiate from the other species of this genus by its distinct enlarged yellow colored metapleural glands.

See Also:
Crematogaster genus 200574.

(no rank) Root 1
(Top Node) Cellular organism 131567
Superkingdom: Eukaryota 2759 [Domain]
(no rank) Opisthokonta 33154
Kingdom: Metazoa 33208
(no rank) Eumetazoa 6072
(no rank) Bilateria 33213
(no rank) Coelomata 33316
(no rank) Protosomia 33317
(no rank) Panarthropoda 88770
Phylum: Arthropoda 6656
(no rank) Mandibulata 197563
(no rank) Pancrustacea 197562
Superclass: Hexapoda 6960
Class: Insecta 50557
(no rank) Dicondylia 85512
(no rank) Pterygota 7496
Subclass: Neoptera 33340
Infraclass: Endopterygota 33392
Order: Hymenoptera 7399
(no rank) Apocrita 7400
Suborder: Aculeata 7434
Superfamily: Vespoidea 34725
Family: Formicidae 36668
Subfamily: Myrmicinae 34695
Tribe: Crematogastrini 144004
Genus: Crematogaster 29040
Subgenus: Crematogaster 200574
Species: inflata

Last Updated: 2015 06 02
First Posted: 2015 06 02
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