Cryptocerus obtusus

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Cryptocerus obtusus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes pusillus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus obtusus
Smith, F., 1858

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


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

  • obtusus. Cryptocerus obtusus Smith, F. 1858b: 191 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of pusillus: Forel, 1911e: 262.