Crematogaster cristata

AntWiki - Where Ant Biologists Share Their Knowledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Crematogaster cristata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. cristata
Binomial name
Crematogaster cristata
Santschi, 1929

Crematogaster cristata casent0912763 p 1 high.jpg

Crematogaster cristata casent0912763 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb




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

  • cristata. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) cristata Santschi, 1929d: 294 (w.) BRAZIL. Senior synonym of terricola: Kempf, 1968b: 384.
  • terricola. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) terricola Borgmeier, 1929: 210, pl. 6, fig. 1; pl. 7, fig. 7 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of cristata: Kempf, 1968b: 384.



  • Kempf, W. W. 1968b. Miscellaneous studies on Neotropical ants. IV. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 11: 369-415 (page 384, Senior synonym of terricola)
  • Santschi, F. 1929d. Nouvelles fourmis de la République Argentine et du Brésil. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 107: 273-316 (page 294, worker described)