Cryptocerus cognatus

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Cryptocerus cognatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes minutus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus cognatus
Smith, F., 1862

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

Nomenclature

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

  • cognatus. Cryptocerus cognatus Smith, F. 1862d: 411, pl. 13, fig. 4 (q.) BRAZIL. Combination in Cryptocerus (Paracryptocerus): Emery, 1924d: 307; in Paracryptocerus (Harnedia): Kempf, 1958a: 137; in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991: 385. Subspecies of minutus: Emery, 1924d: 307. Revived status as species: Kempf, 1958a: 136. Junior synonym of minutus: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 195.

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