Crematogaster quadriformis

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Crematogaster quadriformis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. quadriformis
Binomial name
Crematogaster quadriformis
Roger, 1863

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • quadriformis. Crematogaster quadriformis Roger, 1863a: 207 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Santschi, 1918d: 182. Senior synonym of gracilior, vezenyii: Wild, 2007b: 52.Current subspecies: nominal plus roveretoi.
  • gracilior. Crematogaster quadriformis var. gracilior Forel, 1901g: 391 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135. Subspecies of quadriformis: Forel, 1912f: 218. Junior synonym of quadriformis: Wild, 2007b: 52.
  • vezenyii. Crematogaster quadriformis subsp. vezenyii Forel, 1907a: 25 (w.) PARAGUAY. Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 135. Junior synonym of quadriformis: Wild, 2007b: 52.



  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 207, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1918d. Sous-genres et synoymies [sic] de Cremastogaster (Hym. Formic.). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1918: 182-185 (page 182, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))