Cryptocerus dubitatus

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Cryptocerus dubitatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes atratus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus dubitatus
Smith, F., 1853

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

Nomenclature

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

  • dubitatus. Cryptocerus dubitatus Smith, F. 1853: 216, pl. 20, fig. 1 (m.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of atratus: Smith, F. 1858b: 188.

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