Cerapachys variolosus

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Cerapachys variolosus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Parasyscia sudanensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Parasyscia
Species: Cerapachys variolosus
Arnold, 1949

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


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

  • variolosus. Cerapachys variolosus Arnold, 1949: 261, fig. 1 (w.q.) ZIMBABWE.
    • Junior synonym of sudanensis: Brown, 1975: 23.


  • Arnold, G. 1949. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 9. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 261-275. (page 261, fig. 1 worker, queen described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 145, catalogue)
  • 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 23, junior synonym of sudanensis)