Cryptopone arabica

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Cryptopone arabica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Cryptopone
Species: C. arabica
Binomial name
Cryptopone arabica
Collingwood & Agosti, 1996



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Yemen (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Cryptopone arabica for further details




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • arabica. Cryptopone arabica Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 310 (w.) YEMEN. Combination in Pachycondyla: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 3 (by implication as Cryptopone synonymised with Pachycondyla); in Cryptopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 185.



  • Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, S.O. 2014. The higher classification of the ant subfamily Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with a review of ponerine ecology and behavior. Zootaxa. 3817, 1–242 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3817.1.1)