Proceratium carinifrons

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Proceratium carinifrons
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Proceratium papuanum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Proceratium
Species: Proceratium carinifrons
Menozzi, 1939

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


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

  • carinifrons. Proceratium carinifrons Menozzi, 1939b: 175, fig. 1 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Junior synonym of papuanum: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2003b: 334.


  • Baroni Urbani, C.; De Andrade, M. L. 2003a. The ant genus Proceratium in the extant and fossil record (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Monogr. (Turin) 36: 1-492 (page 334, Junior synonym of papuanum)
  • Menozzi, C. 1939b. Qualche nuova formica di Sumatra. Tijdschr. Entomol. 82: 175-181 (page 175, fig. 1 worker, queen described)