Crematogaster brevispinosa chathamensis

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Crematogaster brevispinosa chathamensis
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 chathamensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1933

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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • chathamensis. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) brevispinosa subsp. chathamensis Wheeler, W.M. 1933a: 58 (w.) ECUADOR (Galapagos Is). Junior synonym of crinosa: Longino, 2003a: 49.


  • Longino, J. T. 2003a. The Crematogaster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) of Costa Rica. Zootaxa 151: 1-150 (page 50, Junior synonym of crinosa)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1933a. The Templeton Crocker Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences, 1932. No. 6. Formicidae of the Templeton Crocker Expedition. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (4) 21: 57-64 (page 58, worker described)