Cryptopone rotundiceps

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Cryptopone rotundiceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Cryptopone
Species: C. rotundiceps
Binomial name
Cryptopone rotundiceps
(Emery, 1914)

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Specimen Label

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality), New Caledonia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • rotundiceps. Euponera (Trachymesopus) rotundiceps Emery, 1914f: 397 (q.) NEW CALEDONIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1971b: 1208 (l.); Imai, Crozier & Taylor, 1977: 348 (k.). Combination in Trachymesopus: Wilson, 1958d: 354; in Cryptopone: Brown, 1963: 6; in Pachycondyla: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 3 (by implication as Cryptopone synonymised with Pachycondyla); in Cryptopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 185. Senior synonym of mjobergi: Brown, 1963: 6.
  • mjobergi. Ponera mjobergi Forel, 1915b: 22, pl. 1, fig. 2 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of rotundiceps: Brown, 1963: 6.

Type Material

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 12 (Australia) (Imai et al., 1977).

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