Crematogaster karawaiewi

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Crematogaster karawaiewi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. karawaiewi
Binomial name
Crematogaster karawaiewi
Menozzi, 1935



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • karawaiewi. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) karawaiewi Menozzi, 1935a: 106, fig. 3 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in C. (Mesocrema): Santschi, 1937e: 310. Senior synonym of wladimiri (unnecessary replacement name): Bolton, 1995b: 155.
  • wladimiri. Crematogaster wladimiri Consani, 1953: 100. [Unnecessary replacement name for, and hence junior synonym of, karawaiewi Menozzi, 1935a: 106: Bolton, 1995b: 155.]



  • Menozzi, C. 1935a. Formiche indo-australiane del genere Crematogaster Lund raccolte da W. Karawaiew. Konowia 14: 103-116 (page 106, fig. 3 worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1937e. Contribution à l'étude des Crematogaster paléarctiques. Mém. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 5: 295-317 (page 310, Combination in C. (Mesocrema))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Hosoishi S. and K. Ogata. 2009. A check list of the ant genus Crematogaster in Asia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Inst. Trop. Agr. Kyushu Univ. 32: 43-83.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.
  • Menozzi C. 1935. Formiche indo-australiane del genere Crematogaster Lund raccolte da W. Karawaiew. Konowia. 14: 103-116.