Crematogaster corticicola

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Crematogaster corticicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. corticicola
Binomial name
Crematogaster corticicola
Mayr, 1887

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • corticicola. Crematogaster distans var. corticicola Mayr, 1887: 625 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135; in C. (Neocrema): Kempf, 1972a: 83. Subspecies of curvispinosa: Forel, 1895b: 131; of distans: Emery, 1906c: 139. Raised to species, senior synonym of rugiceps and material of the unavailable name pullipes referred here: Kempf, 1968b: 394.
  • rugiceps. Crematogaster distans var. rugiceps Forel, 1911c: 301 (attributed to Mayr) (w.q.) BRAZIL. [Misspelled as rugifrons by Forel, 1914e: 11.] Gallardo, 1931b: 304 (m.). Combination in C. (Neocrema): Santschi, 1920d: 379; in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135. Subspecies of distans: Forel, 1912f: 218. Junior synonym of corticicola: Kempf, 1968b: 394.



  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 139, Variety/subspecies of distans)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 135, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Forel, A. 1895b. A fauna das formigas do Brazil. Bol. Mus. Para. Hist. Nat. Ethnogr. 1: 89-139 (page 131, Variety/subspecies of curvispinosa)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1968b. Miscellaneous studies on Neotropical ants. IV. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 11: 369-415 (page 394, Raised to species, senior synonym of rugiceps, and material of the unavailable name pullipes referred here.)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 83, Combination in C. (Neocrema))
  • Mayr, G. 1887. Südamerikanische Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 37: 511-632 (page 625, worker, queen, male described)