Crematogaster quadriceps

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Crematogaster quadriceps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster acuta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster quadriceps
Smith, F., 1858

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

Nomenclature

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

  • quadriceps. Crematogaster quadriceps Smith, F. 1858b: 140 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of acuta: Roger, 1862c: 291.

References

  • Roger, J. 1862c. Synonymische Bemerkungen. 1. Ueber Formiciden. Berl. Entomol. Z. 6: 283-297 (page 291, Junior synonym of acuta)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 140, worker described)