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SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Crematogaster - Crematogaster (Crematogaster) scutellaris (Olivier)
Potential findings

Crematogaster (Crematogaster) scutellaris (Olivier)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location France (Formica scutellaris, Olivier, 1792: 497, worker; Mayr, 1855: 469, queen & male) Provence
junior synonyms
rediana (Myrmica rediana, Gené, 1841, 399, worker) from Italy
rubriceps (Myrmica rubriceps, Nylander, 1849: 44, worker) from Siciliy
ruficeps (Acrocoelia ruficeps, Mayr, 1853a: 147, worker) from Austria (synonymy by Mayr, 1855: 469)
haematocephala (Formica haematocephala, Leach, 1825: 291, all forms) from France synonymy by Roger (1863b: 36)
grouvellei (Bondroit, 1918: 115, worker & queen) from France
lichtensteini (Bondroit, 1918: 114, worker) from France (synonymy by Bernard, 1967: 164)
corsica (Santschi, 1921b: 435, worker) from Corsica
degener (Santschi, 1937e: 310, worker) from Tunisia, (synonymy by Casevitz-Weulerse, 1990a: 137) Sousse, Santschi, 6.x.1910
unavailable name hybrida (ssp schmidti var hybrida, Emery, 1916b: 157, worker; referred to scutellaris Baroni Urbani, 1964a: 4) from Italy
alii (Forel, 1907b: 207, worker) from Algeria
nigra (Emery, 1916b: 157, worker; illustrated) from Italy
tenuispina (Forel, 1902a: 154, worker) from Algeria.

Included as it is a pan-Mediterranean competitor with Crematogaster (Cr.) inermis.

{Crematogaster scutellaris}Olivier's (1792) description is at {original description}. Mayr's (1855) descriptions are at {original description} and {original description} F Smith (1858b) gave a summary of synonyms and an illustration, this is at {original description}. Emery (1916b) gave a description, this is at {original description}.

{Crematogaster scutellaris}Bondroit's (1918) description, is at {original description}. Santschi's (1937e) description, of degener is at {original description}. Santschi(1937e: 311) key to scutellaris varieties is at {original description}.

Egypt record - not yet known

{Crematogaster scutellaris nigra} The photomontage of the nigra type worker is collated from

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