Cephalotes dorbignyanus

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Cephalotes dorbignyanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: C. dorbignyanus
Binomial name
Cephalotes dorbignyanus
(Smith, F., 1853)

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

South America (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • dorbignyanus. Cryptocerus dorbignyanus Smith, F. 1853: 218, pl. 19, fig. 5 (q.) SOUTH AMERICA. Combination in Paracryptocerus: Kempf, 1951: 232; in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991: 385. Junior synonym of pavonii: Roger, 1861b: 173; Forel, 1895b: 134. Revived from synonymy: Emery, 1924d: 309. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Cephalotes: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 735.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Brandão, C. R. F. 1991. Adendos ao catálogo abreviado das formigas da região Neotropical (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 35: 319-412 (page 385, Combination in Zacryptocerus)
  • De Andrade, M. L.; Baroni Urbani, C. 1999. Diversity and adaptation in the ant genus Cephalotes, past and present. Stuttg. Beitr. Naturk. Ser. B (Geol. Paläontol.) 271: 1-889 (page 735, Unidentifiable species, incertae sedis in Cephalotes)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 309, Revived from synonymy)
  • Forel, A. 1895b. A fauna das formigas do Brazil. Bol. Mus. Para. Hist. Nat. Ethnogr. 1: 89-139 (page 134, Junior synonym of pavonii)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1951. A taxonomic study on the ant tribe Cephalotini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 22: 1-244 (page 232, Combination in Paracryptocerus)
  • Roger, J. 1861b. Myrmicologische Nachlese. Berl. Entomol. Z. 5: 163-174 (page 173, Junior synonym of pavonii)
  • Smith, F. 1853 [1854]. Monograph of the genus Cryptocerus, belonging to the group Cryptoceridae - family Myrmicidae - division Hymenoptera Heterogyna. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (2) 2: 213-228 (page 218, pl. 19, fig. 5 queen described)