Calyptomyrmex cataractae

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Calyptomyrmex cataractae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Calyptomyrmex piripilis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Calyptomyrmex
Species: Calyptomyrmex cataractae
Arnold, 1926

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

Nomenclature

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

  • cataractae. Calyptomyrmex cataractae Arnold, 1926: 283 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1973a: 35 (l.). Junior synonym of piripilis: Bolton, 1981a: 65.

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