Crematogaster boxi

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Crematogaster boxi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster wellmani)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Crematogaster boxi
Donisthorpe, 1945

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • boxi. Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) boxi Donisthorpe, 1945a: 10 (w.) GHANA. Junior synonym of wellmani: Bolton, 1995b: 149.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 149, Junior synonym of wellmani)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1945a. New and rare species of Crematogaster Lund (Hym. Formicidae) from the Gold Coast, etc. Entomologist 78: 10-11 (page 10, worker described)