Proceratium coecum

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Proceratium coecum
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Proceratium terroni)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Proceratium
Species: Proceratium coecum
Terron, 1981

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Proceratium terroni.


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

  • coecum. Proceratium coecum Terron, 1981: 96, fig. 2 (w.) CAMEROUN. [Junior secondary homonym of Ponera caeca Donisthorpe, 1949b: 491, above.] Replacement name: terroni Bolton, 1995b: 367.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 367, Replacement name: terroni)
  • Terron, G. 1981. Deux nouvelles espèces éthiopiennes pour le genre Proceratium (Hym.: Formicidae). Ann. Fac. Sci. Yaoundé 28: 95-103 (page 96, fig. 2 worker described)