Crematogaster opuntiae

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Crematogaster opuntiae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster vermiculata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster opuntiae
Buren, 1968

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Specimen Label

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


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

  • opuntiae. Crematogaster (Crematogaster) opuntiae Buren, 1968b: 120 (w.) U.S.A.
    • Junior synonym of vermiculata: Morgan & Mackay, 2017: 396.