Cryptocerus striativentris

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Cryptocerus striativentris
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes pallidicephalus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus striativentris
Emery, 1894

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


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

  • striativentris. Cryptocerus striativentris Emery, 1894c: 203, pl. 3, figs. 10-12 (s.w.) BRAZIL. [Also described as new by Emery, 1894g: 384 (footnote).] Kempf, 1958a: 83 (q.). Combination in Paracryptocerus (Harnedia): Kempf, 1958a: 80; in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991: 388. Junior synonym of pallidicephalus: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 708.