Cryptopone motschulskyi

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Cryptopone motschulskyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Cryptopone
Species: C. motschulskyi
Binomial name
Cryptopone motschulskyi
Donisthorpe, 1943

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (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 motschulskyi for further details




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

  • motschulskyi. Cryptopone motschulskyi Donisthorpe, 1943a: 167 (q.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Pachycondyla: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 3 (by implication as Cryptopone synonymised with Pachycondyla); in Cryptopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 185.