Cerapachys opacus longicornis

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Cerapachys opacus longicornis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Parasyscia opaca)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Parasyscia
Species: Cerapachys opacus longicornis
Viehmeyer, 1914

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


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

  • longicornis. Cerapachys opacus subsp. longicornis Viehmeyer, 1914b: 27 (w.) NEW GUINEA.
    • Subspecies of opaca: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 19.
    • Junior synonym of opaca: Wilson, 1959b: 48.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 143, catalogue)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 27, worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1959d. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia. VI. The tribe Cerapachyini. Pac. Insects 1: 39-57 (page 48, junior synonym of opacus)