Cryptopone emeryi

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Cryptopone emeryi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cryptopone testacea)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Cryptopone
Species: Cryptopone emeryi
Donisthorpe, 1943

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


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

  • emeryi. Cryptopone emeryi Donisthorpe, 1943a: 168 (footnote). Unnecessary replacement name for, and junior synonym of, testacea: Wilson, 1958d: 360.


  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943a. Descriptions of new ants, chiefly from Waigeu Island, N. Dutch New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 167-176 (page 168, footnote; Cryptopone)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1958g. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia III. Rhytidoponera in western Melanesia and the Moluccas. IV. The tribe Ponerini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 119: 303-371 (page 360, unnecessary replacement name for, and junior synonym of, testacea)