Cryptocerus convexus

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Cryptocerus convexus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes quadratus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus convexus
Santschi, 1916

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


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

  • convexus. Cryptocerus convexus Santschi, 1916e: 382, fig. (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of quadratus: Kempf, 1958a: 33.