Crematogaster obscurus

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Crematogaster obscurus
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Crematogaster obscurior)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster obscurus
Smith, F., 1860

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Crematogaster obscurior.


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

  • obscurus. Crematogaster obscurus Smith, F. 1860b: 109 (w.) INDONESIA (Batjan I.). [Junior primary homonym of obscura Smith, F. above.] Replacement name: obscurior Dalla Torre, 1892: 90.


  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1892. Hymenopterologische Notizen. Wien. Entomol. Ztg. 11: 89-93 (page 90, Replacement name: obscurior)
  • Smith, F. 1860b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Bachian, Kaisaa, Amboyna, Gilolo, and at Dory in New Guinea. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 5(17b)(suppl. to vol. 4 4: 93-143 (page 109, worker described)