Crematogaster brasiliensis cocciphila

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Crematogaster brasiliensis cocciphila
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster brasiliensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster brasiliensis cocciphila
Borgmeier, 1934

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Crematogaster brasiliensis.


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

  • cocciphila. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) brasiliensis var. cocciphila Borgmeier, 1934: 102 (w.q.) SURINAM. Junior synonym of brasiliensis: Longino, 2003a: 37.


  • Borgmeier, T. 1934. Contribuiça~o para o conhecimento da fauna mirmecológica dos cafezais de Paramaribo, Guiana Holandesa (Hym. Formicidae). Arch. Inst. Biol. Veg. (Rio J.) 1: 93-111 (page 102, worker, queen described)
  • Longino, J. T. 2003a. The Crematogaster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) of Costa Rica. Zootaxa 151: 1-150 (page 37, Junior synonym of brasiliensis)