Crematogaster atkinsoni helveola

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Crematogaster atkinsoni helveola
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster laeviuscula)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster atkinsoni helveola
Wheeler, W.M., 1919

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Crematogaster laeviuscula.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • helveola. Crematogaster atkinsoni var. helveola Wheeler, W.M. 1919g: 109 (w.q.m.) U.S.A.
    • Junior synonym of atkinsoni: Creighton, 1950a: 207.
    • [atkinsoni junior synonym of laeviuscula: Morgan & Mackay, 2017: 197.]
    • [Original q.m. of helveola type-series were misidentified and are correctly ashmeadi: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1377.]