Meranoplus puncticeps

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Meranoplus puncticeps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Procryptocerus attenuatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Procryptocerus
Species: Meranoplus puncticeps
Smith, F., 1876

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


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

  • puncticeps. Meranoplus puncticeps Smith, F. 1876d: 610, pl. 11, fig. 10 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Cataulacus: Mayr, 1886c: 364; in Procryptocerus: Emery, 1887b: 470. Junior synonym of attenuatus: Forel, 1911e: 263.