Cryptocerus silvae

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Cryptocerus silvae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes femoralis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus silvae
Forel, 1906

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

Nomenclature

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

  • silvae. Cryptocerus silvae Forel, 1906d: 233 (w.) COLOMBIA. Combination in Cryptocerus (Paracryptocerus): Emery, 1924d: 307. Junior synonym of femoralis: Kempf, 1951: 202.

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