Crematogaster virgula

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Crematogaster virgula
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster erecta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster virgula
Forel, 1899

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

Nomenclature

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

  • virgula. Crematogaster virgula Forel, 1899c: 85, pl. 4, fig. 4 (w.) COSTA RICA. Forel, 1908b: 48 (q.). Combination in C. (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922e: 136. Junior synonym of erecta: Kempf, 1968b: 381.

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 136, Combination in C. (Orthocrema))
  • Forel, A. 1899f. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 81-104 (page 85, pl. 4, fig. 4 worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1908c. Fourmis de Costa-Rica récoltées par M. Paul Biolley. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 44: 35-72 (page 48, queen described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1968b. Miscellaneous studies on Neotropical ants. IV. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 11: 369-415 (page 381, Junior synonym of erecta)