Crematogaster matsumurai

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Crematogaster matsumurai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. matsumurai
Binomial name
Crematogaster matsumurai
Forel, 1901

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Japan (type locality), Republic of Korea.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • matsumurai. Crematogaster laboriosa var. matsumurai Forel, 1901e: 372 (w.) JAPAN. Wheeler, W.M. 1906c: 312 (q.). Combination in C. (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922e: 143; in C. (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166. Subspecies of brunnea: Wheeler, W.M. 1929f: 5; Wheeler, W.M. 1930h: 65. Raised to species: Wheeler, W.M. 1928d: 110; Santschi, 1937h: 371; Collingwood, 1976: 303. Senior synonym of iwatensis: Onoyama, 1998: 229.
  • iwatensis. Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) matsumurai var. iwatensis Santschi, 1937h: 371 (w.) JAPAN. [First available use of Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) brunnea st. matsumurai var. iwatensis Santschi, 1930c: 264; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of matsumurai: Onoyama, 1998: 228.



  • Collingwood, C. A. 1976a. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from North Korea. Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. Natl. Hung. 68: 295-309 (page 303, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 143, Combination in C. (Acrocoelia))
  • Forel, A. 1901j. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 334-382 (page 372, worker described)
  • Onoyama, K. 1998. Taxonomic notes on the ant genus Crematogaster in Japan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomol. Sci. 1: 227-232 (page 229, Senior synonym of iwatensis)
  • Santschi, F. 1937h. Fourmis du Japon et de Formose. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 77: 361-388 (page 371, Raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1906h. The ants of Japan. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 22: 301-328 (page 312, queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1928d. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in Japan and Korea. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 22: 96-125 (page 110, Raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1929g. Some ants from China and Manchuria. Am. Mus. Novit. 361: 1-11 (page 5, Subspecies of brunnea)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1930k. A list of the known Chinese ants. Peking Nat. Hist. Bull. 5: 53-81 (page 65, Subspecies of brunnea)