Cryptocerus grandinosus magdalenensis

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Cryptocerus grandinosus magdalenensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes maculatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus grandinosus magdalenensis
Forel, 1899

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


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

  • magdalenensis. Cryptocerus grandinosus r. magdalenensis Forel, 1899b: 303 (w.) COLOMBIA. [Also described as new by Forel, 1899d: 275.] Junior synonym of grandinosus: Kempf, 1952: 11; of maculatus: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 337.