Cryptopone rotundiceps

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Cryptopone rotundiceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Cryptopone
Species: C. rotundiceps
Binomial name
Cryptopone rotundiceps
(Emery, 1914)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality), New Caledonia (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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


Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • rotundiceps. Euponera (Trachymesopus) rotundiceps Emery, 1914f: 397 (q.) NEW CALEDONIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1971b: 1208 (l.); Imai, Crozier & Taylor, 1977: 348 (k.). Combination in Trachymesopus: Wilson, 1958d: 354; in Cryptopone: Brown, 1963: 6; in Pachycondyla: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 3 (by implication as Cryptopone synonymised with Pachycondyla); in Cryptopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 185. Senior synonym of mjobergi: Brown, 1963: 6.
  • mjobergi. Ponera mjobergi Forel, 1915b: 22, pl. 1, fig. 2 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of rotundiceps: Brown, 1963: 6.

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