Procryptocerus curvistriatus

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Procryptocerus curvistriatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Procryptocerus
Species: P. curvistriatus
Binomial name
Procryptocerus curvistriatus
Kempf, 1949



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • curvistriatus. Procryptocerus sulcatus subsp. curvistriatus Kempf, 1949: 425, fig. 5 (w.) BRAZIL. Raised to species: Kempf, 1964b: 243. See also: Kempf, 1951: 72.



  • Kempf, W. W. 1949. A new species and subspecies of Procryptocerus from Espírito Santo, Brazil (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 20: 423-426 (page 425, fig. 5 worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1951. A taxonomic study on the ant tribe Cephalotini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 22: 1-244 (page 72, see also)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1964b. Additions to the knowledge of the Cephalotini ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Pap. Avulsos Zool. (Sa~o Paulo) 16: 243-255 (page 243, Raised to species)