Crematogaster (Atopogyne) africana subspecies laurenti variety zeta (Forel)

Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 157

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Crematogaster (Atopogyne) africana subspecies laurenti variety zeta (Forel)
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Crematogaster (Atopogyne) africana subspecies laurenti variety zeta (Forel)  HNS 

Many workers and a few females taken by Dr. Bequaert at Pale (Niembo, between Warikale and Lubutu) from the myrmecodomatia of Plectronia Laurentii (Part IV) and at Leopoldville in the rudimentary leaf pouches of Randia physophylla (Part IV); also by Lang and Chapin at Stanleyville in the stem cavities of Cuviera angolensis (Part IV.)

The female of this form is black and striated as in the typical C. africana  HNS  .