Crematogaster rufotestacea

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Crematogaster rufotestacea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. rufotestacea
Binomial name
Crematogaster rufotestacea
Mayr, 1876

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • rufotestacea. Crematogaster rufotestacea Mayr, 1876: 109 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Emery, 1914b: 184 (q.); Crawley, 1922c: 23 (m.). Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 133. Current subspecies: nominal plus dentinasis.

Type Material



  • Crawley, W. C. 1922e. New ants from Australia (concluded from vol. ix. p. 449). Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 9(10): 16-36 (page 23, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1914a. Formiche d'Australia e di Samoa raccolte dal Prof. Silvestri nel 1913. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 179-186 (page 184, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 133, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 109, worker described)