Cerapachys ierensis

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Cerapachys ierensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Ooceraea biroi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Ooceraea
Species: Cerapachys ierensis
Weber, 1939

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Ooceraea biroi.


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

  • ierensis. Cerapachys (Syscia) ierensis Weber, 1939a: 94 (w.) TRINIDAD. Junior synonym of biroi: Brown, 1975: 22.


  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 22, junior synonym of biroi)
  • Weber, N. A. 1939a. New ants of rare genera and a new genus of ponerine ants. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 32: 91-104 (page 94, worker described)