Crematogaster scelerata

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Crematogaster scelerata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: C. scelerata
Binomial name
Crematogaster scelerata
Santschi, 1917

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Specimen labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Brazil, Paraguay.

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.

  • scelerata. Crematogaster (Oxygyne) scelerata Santschi, 1917f: 279 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA. Combination in C. (Neocrema): Santschi, 1922d: 244. Current subspecies: nominal plus taperensis.



  • Santschi, F. 1917f. Description de quelques nouvelles fourmis de la République Argentine. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 84: 277-283 (page 279, worker, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1922e. Description de nouvelles fourmis de l'Argentine et pays limitrophes. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 94: 241-262 (page 244, Combination in C. (Neocrema))