Cryptocerus pusillus brevispinosa

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Cryptocerus pusillus brevispinosa
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 pusillus brevispinosa
Santschi, 1921

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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • brevispinosa. Cryptocerus pusillus var. brevispinosa Santschi, 1921h: 127, fig. 2 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of pusillus: Kempf, 1951: 176.