Crematogaster kirbii

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Crematogaster kirbii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. kirbii
Binomial name
Crematogaster kirbii
(Sykes, 1835)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • kirbii. Myrmica kirbii Sykes, 1835: 99, pl. 13, figs. 1-4 (w.q.m.) INDIA. Combination in Crematogaster: Smith, F. 1858b: 136; in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 151; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.



  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 151, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 136, Combination in Crematogaster)
  • Sykes, W. H. 1835. Descriptions of new species of Indian ants. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1: 99-107 (page 99, pl. 13, figs. 1-4 worker, queen, male described)