Crematogaster descarpentriesi

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Crematogaster descarpentriesi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster ranavalonae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster descarpentriesi
Santschi, 1928

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


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

  • descarpentriesi. Crematogaster (Oxygyne) descarpentriesi Santschi, 1928d: 68 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Junior synonym of ranavalonae: Blaimer, 2012: 249.


  • Blaimer, B.B. 2012. Untangling complex morphological variation: taxonomic revision of the subgenus Crematogaster (Oxygyne) in Madagascar, with insight into the evolution and biogeography of this enigmatic ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 37:240-260.