Crematogaster distans rugiceps

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Crematogaster distans rugiceps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster corticicola)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster distans rugiceps
Forel, 1911

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


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

  • rugiceps. Crematogaster distans var. rugiceps Forel, 1911c: 301 (attributed to Mayr) (w.q.) BRAZIL. [Misspelled as rugifrons by Forel, 1914e: 11.] Gallardo, 1931b: 304 (m.). Combination in C. (Neocrema): Santschi, 1920d: 379; in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135. Subspecies of distans: Forel, 1912f: 218. Junior synonym of corticicola: Kempf, 1968b: 394.