Procryptocerus lepidus

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Procryptocerus lepidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Procryptocerus
Species: P. lepidus
Binomial name
Procryptocerus lepidus
Forel, 1908

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • lepidus. Procryptocerus subpilosus st. lepidus Forel, 1908c: 355 (w.) BRAZIL. Raised to species: Kempf, 1964b: 247.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1908h. Ameisen aus Sao Paulo (Brasilien), Paraguay etc. gesammelt von Prof. Herm. v. Ihering, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Fiebrig, etc. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 58: 340-418 (page 355, worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1964b. Additions to the knowledge of the Cephalotini ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Pap. Avulsos Zool. (Sa~o Paulo) 16: 243-255 (page 247, Raised to species)