Crematogaster sculpturata phytoeca

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Crematogaster sculpturata phytoeca
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster curvispinosa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster sculpturata phytoeca
Wheeler, W.M., 1934

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


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

  • phytoeca. Crematogaster sculpturata subsp. phytoeca Wheeler, W.M. 1934g: 173 (w.q.m.) MEXICO. Junior synonym of curvispinosa: Longino, 2003a: 55.


  • Longino, J. T. 2003a. The Crematogaster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) of Costa Rica. Zootaxa 151: 1-150 (page 55, Junior synonym of curvispinosa)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1934g. Neotropical ants collected by Dr. Elisabeth Skwarra and others. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 77: 157-240 (page 173, worker, queen, male described)