Crematogaster rasoherinae brunneola

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Crematogaster rasoherinae brunneola
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster rasoherinae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. rasoherinae brunneola
Emery, 1922

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


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

  • brunnea. Crematogaster rasoherinae var. brunnea Forel, 1907g: 79 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. [Junior primary homonym of brunnea Smith, above.] Replacement name: brunneola Emery, 1922e: 131.
  • brunneola. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) rasoherinae var. brunneola Emery, 1922e: 131. Replacement name for brunnea Forel, 1907g: 79. [Junior primary homonym of brunnea Smith, F. 1857a: 75.] Combination in C. (Mesocrema): Santschi, 1928b: 33. Junior synonym of rasoherinae: Blaimer, 2012: 38.


  • Blaimer, B.B. 2012. Taxonomy and species-groups of the subgenus Crematogaster (Orthocrema) in the Malagasy region (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys, 199, 23-70.
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 131, Replacement name for brunnea)
  • Forel, A. 1907i. Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika. Wiss. Ergeb. Reise Ostafr. 2: 75-92 (page 79, [Junior primary homonym of brunnea Smith, F. 1857a: 75.] )
  • Santschi, F. 1928b. Nouvelles fourmis de Chine et du Turkestan Russe. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 68: 31-46 (page 33, Combination in C. (Mesocrema))