Crematogaster laboriosa

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Crematogaster laboriosa
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Crematogaster nawai)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster laboriosa
Smith, F., 1874

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Crematogaster nawai.


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

  • laboriosa. Crematogaster laboriosa Smith, F. 1874: 407 (w.) JAPAN. [Junior primary homonym of laboriosus Smith, F. 1860b: 109, above.] Wheeler, W.M. 1928d: 109 (m.); Imai, 1966: 119 (k.). Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 143; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Synonym of nawai which is hence first available replacement name: Onoyama, 1998: 230.


  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 143, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Imai, H. T. 1966b. The chromosome observation techniques of ants and the chromosomes of Formicinae and Myrmicinae. Acta Hymenopterol. 2: 119-131 (page 119, karyotype described)
  • Onoyama, K. 1998. Taxonomic notes on the ant genus Crematogaster in Japan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomol. Sci. 1: 227-232 (page 230, Synonym of nawai which is hence first available replacement name)
  • Smith, F. 1874b. Descriptions of new species of Tenthredinidae, Ichneumonidae, Chrysididae, Formicidae, &c. of Japan. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1874: 373-409 (page 407, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1928d. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in Japan and Korea. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 22: 96-125 (page 109, male described)