Procryptocerus elegans

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Procryptocerus elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Procryptocerus
Species: P. elegans
Binomial name
Procryptocerus elegans
Santschi, 1921

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • elegans. Procryptocerus elegans Santschi, 1921g: 98 (w.) BRAZIL. See also: Kempf, 1951: 102; Kempf, 1964b: 245.

Description

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1951. A taxonomic study on the ant tribe Cephalotini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 22: 1-244 (page 102, see also)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1964b. Additions to the knowledge of the Cephalotini ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Pap. Avulsos Zool. (Sa~o Paulo) 16: 243-255 (page 245, see also)
  • Santschi, F. 1921g. Ponerinae, Dorylinae et quelques autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 81-103 (page 98, worker described)