Cryptocerus gibbosus

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Cryptocerus gibbosus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes multispinosus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus gibbosus
Smith, F., 1876

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


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

  • gibbosus. Cryptocerus gibbosus Smith, F. 1876d: 605, pl. 2, fig. 3 (not 2) (w.) MEXICO. Emery, 1890b: 73 (s.). Junior synonym of multispinosus: Emery, 1892b: 167.