Crematogaster subnuda

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Crematogaster subnuda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. subnuda
Binomial name
Crematogaster subnuda
Mayr, 1879

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

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.

  • subnuda. Crematogaster subnuda Mayr, 1879: 682 (w.) INDIA. Imai, et al. 1984: 6 (k.). Bharti, 2008: 86 (q.m.). Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 150; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Subspecies of laboriosa: Santschi, 1928b: 33; Wheeler, W.M. 1929f: 5 (in text); of brunnea: Emery, 1922e: 150; Santschi, 1925f: 85; Wheeler, W.M. 1930a: 98. Revived status as species: Mukerjee, 1930: 153. Current subspecies: nominal plus discinodis, nigrosubnuda.



  • n = 18, 2n = 36, karyotype = (31-36)M+(0-5)A (India) (Imai et al., 1984) (Karyotype formula as state by the authors).


  • Bharti, H. 2008. Redescription of Crematogaster subuda subnuda Mayr (Hymenoptera : Formicidae : Myrmicinae ). J. Ent. Res.(Published by Malhotra Publishing House, New Delhi)32(1): 83-88.
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 150, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 150, Subspecies/stirps of brunnea)
  • Imai, H. T.; Baroni Urbani, C.; Kubota, M.; Sharma, G. P.; Narasimhanna, M. H.; Das, B. C.; 1984. Karyological survey of Indian ants. Jpn. J. Genet. 59: 1-32 (page 6, karyotype described)
  • Mayr, G. 1879. Beiträge zur Ameisen-Fauna Asiens. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 28: 645-686 (page 682, worker described)
  • Mukerjee, D. 1930. Report on a collection of ants in the Indian Museum, Calcutta. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 34: 149-163 (page 153, Revived status as species)
  • Santschi, F. 1925f. Contribution à la faune myrmécologique de la Chine. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 81-96 (page 85, Subspecies/stirps of brunnea)
  • Santschi, F. 1928b. Nouvelles fourmis de Chine et du Turkestan Russe. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 68: 31-46 (page 33, Subspecies/stirps of laboriosa)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1929g. Some ants from China and Manchuria. Am. Mus. Novit. 361: 1-11 (page 5, (in text) Subspecies/stirps of laboriosa)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1930b. Formosan ants collected by Dr. R. Takahashi. Proc. N. Engl. Zool. Club 11: 93-106 (page 98, Subspecies/stirps of brunnea)