Crematogaster cephalotes Gerstäcker

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Crematogaster cephalotes
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Crematogaster gerstaeckeri)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster cephalotes
Gerstäcker, 1871

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Crematogaster gerstaeckeri.


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

  • cephalotes. Crematogaster cephalotes Gerstäcker, 1871: 356 (w.q.) KENYA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queens (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: Kenya: nr Mombasa (v.d. Decken).
    • Type-depository: MNHU.
    • [Junior primary homonym of Crematogaster cephalotes Smith, F. 1857a: 75.]
    • Replacement name: Crematogaster gerstaeckeri Dalla Torre, 1892: 90.