Cryptocerus quadrimaculatus

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Cryptocerus quadrimaculatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes minutus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus quadrimaculatus
Klug, 1824

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


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

  • quadrimaculatus. Cryptocerus quadrimaculatus Klug, 1824: 215 (q.) BRAZIL. Smith, F. 1853: 219 (q.); Smith, F. 1860c: 74 (w.). Junior synonym of minutus: Emery, 1890a: 68; Emery, 1890b: 74.