Crematogaster brevispinosa minutior

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Crematogaster brevispinosa minutior
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster crinosa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster brevispinosa minutior
Forel, 1893

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • minutior. Crematogaster brevispinosa var. minutior Forel, 1893g: 399 (w.q.) ANTILLES. Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 134. Subspecies of brevispinosa: Forel, 1897b: 300. Junior synonym of crinosa: Longino, 2003a: 49.

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 134, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Forel, A. 1893j. Formicides de l'Antille St. Vincent, récoltées par Mons. H. H. Smith. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1893: 333-418 (page 399, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1897b. Quelques Formicides de l'Antille de Grenada récoltés par M. H. H. Smith. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1897: 297-300 (page 300, race of brevispinosa)
  • Longino, J. T. 2003a. The Crematogaster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) of Costa Rica. Zootaxa 151: 1-150 (page 49, Junior synonym of crinosa)