Cryptopone gigas

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Cryptopone gigas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Cryptopone
Species: C. gigas
Binomial name
Cryptopone gigas
Wu, J. & Wang, C., 1995

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (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 gigas for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • gigas. Cryptopone gigas Wu & Wang, 1995: 38, figs. 19-20 (w.) CHINA. Combination in Pachycondyla: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 3 (by implication as Cryptopone synonymised with Pachycondyla); in Cryptopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 185.

Description

References

  • 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)