Cryptocerus lobigaster

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Cryptocerus lobigaster
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes lanuginosus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus lobigaster
Santschi, 1919

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


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

  • lobigaster. Cryptocerus (Paracryptocerus) lobigaster Santschi, 1919f: 47, fig. 4 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of liogaster: Kempf, 1958a: 25; of lanuginosus: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 652.