Crematogaster brevispinosa

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Crematogaster brevispinosa
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster crinosa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster brevispinosa
Mayr, 1870

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


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

  • brevispinosa. Crematogaster brevispinosa Mayr, 1870a: 403 (w.) COLOMBIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1952b: 260 (l.). Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Santschi, 1918d: 182. Junior synonym of crinosa: Longino, 2003a: 49.


  • Longino, J. T. 2003a. The Crematogaster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) of Costa Rica. Zootaxa 151: 1-150 (page 49, Junior synonym of crinosa)
  • Mayr, G. 1870a. Formicidae novogranadenses. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 61: 370-417 (page 403, 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))
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1952b. The ant larvae of the myrmicine tribe Crematogastrini. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 42: 248-262 (page 260, larva described)