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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Cephalomyrma
Karavaiev, 1935
Type species
Polyrhachis stylifera

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Polyrhachis.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • CEPHALOMYRMA [junior synonym of Myrmhopla]
    • Cephalomyrma Karavaiev, 1935a: 115 [as subgenus of Polyrhachis]. Type-species: Polyrhachis (Cephalomyrma) stylifera, by monotypy.
    • Cephalomyrma junior synonym of Myrmhopla: Hung, 1967b: 402.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 124, Cephalomyrma as junior synonym of Myrmhopla)
  • Hung, A. C. F. 1967b. A revision of the ant genus Polyrhachis at the subgeneric level (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 93: 395-422 (page 402, Cephalomyrma as junior synonym of Myrmhopla)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1935a. Neue Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet, nebst Revision einiger Formen. Treubia 15: 57-118 (page 115, Cephalomyrma as subgenus of Polyrhachis)