Crematogaster peruviana

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Crematogaster peruviana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. peruviana
Binomial name
Crematogaster peruviana
(Wheeler, W.M., 1922)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Peru (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • peruviana. Tranopeltoides peruvianus Wheeler, W.M. 1922e: 14 (m.) PERU. Combination in Crematogaster: Kempf, 1960c: 175; in C. (Orthocrema): Kempf, 1972a: 88.



  • Kempf, W. W. 1960c. Tranopeltoides Wheeler, a synonym of Crematogaster Lund (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Entomol. News 71: 173-175 (page 175, Combination in Crematogaster)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 88, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922g. Neotropical ants of the genera Carebara, Tranopelta and Tranopeltoides, new genus. Am. Mus. Novit. 48: 1-14 (page 14, male described)