Cryptocerus elongatus

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Cryptocerus elongatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes pusillus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus elongatus
Klug, 1824

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


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

  • elongatus. Cryptocerus elongatus Klug, 1824: 214 (q.) BRAZIL. Smith, F. 1860c: 75 (w.); Smith, F. 1862d: 409 (s.). Junior synonym of pusillus: Roger, 1862c: 297; Kempf, 1951: 176.