Crematogaster pellens

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Crematogaster pellens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. pellens
Binomial name
Crematogaster pellens
Walker, 1859

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • pellens. Crematogaster pellens Walker, 1859: 374 (q.) SRI LANKA. Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Donisthorpe, 1932b: 576; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932b. On the identity of some ants from Ceylon described by F. Walker. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(9): 574-576 (page 576, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Walker, F. 1859. Characters of some apparently undescribed Ceylon insects. [part]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 3(4): 370-376 (page 374, queen described)