Apterocrema

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Apterocrema
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Apterocrema
Wheeler, W.M., 1936
Type species
Crematogaster atitlanica, now Crematogaster sumichrasti

Crematogaster sumichrasti casent0603544 profile 1.jpg

Crematogaster sumichrasti casent0603544 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Crematogaster (Orthocrema).

Nomenclature

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

  • APTEROCREMA [junior synonym of Crematogaster (Orthocrema)]
    • Apterocrema Wheeler, W.M. 1936c: 45 [as subgenus of Crematogaster]. Type-species: Crematogaster (Apterocrema) atitlanica, by monotypy.
    • Apterocrema junior synonym of Crematogaster (Orthocrema): Blaimer 2012: 52.

References

  • Blaimer, B.B. 2012. A subgeneric revision of Crematogaster and discussion of regional species-groups (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3482, 47–67.
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 21, Apterocrema as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 240, Apterocrema as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1973b. A comparison of the Hylean and Congo-West African rain forest ant faunas. Pp. 161-185 in: Meggers, B. J., Ayensu, E. S., Duckworth, W. D. (eds.) Tropical forest ecosystems in Africa and South America: a comparative review. Wash (page 178, Apterocrema as junior synonym of Crematogaster [provisional])
  • Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp. (page 13, Apterocrema as junior synonym of Crematogaster)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 81, Apterocrema as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V., Hurd, P. D., Smith, D. R., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Pr (page 1376, Apterocrema as junior synonym of Crematogaster)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1936d. A singular Crematogaster from Guatemala. Psyche (Camb.) 43: 40-48 (page 45, Apterocrema (in text) as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1936d. A singular Crematogaster from Guatemala. Psyche (Camb.) 43: 40-48 (page 45, Apterocrema as subgenus of Crematogaster)