Cryptocerus laminatus peruvianus

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Cryptocerus laminatus peruvianus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes spinosus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus laminatus peruvianus
Forel, 1911

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


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

  • peruvianus. Cryptocerus laminatus subsp. peruvianus Forel, 1911c: 297 (s.) PERU. Combination in Cryptocerus (Paracryptocerus): Emery, 1924d: 308; in Paracryptocerus: Kempf, 1951: 191. Subspecies of spinosus: Forel, 1911e: 260. Junior synonym of spinosus: Kempf, 1967e: 361.