Cryptocerus elegans

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Cryptocerus elegans
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes umbraculatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus elegans
Smith, F., 1853

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


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

  • elegans. Cryptocerus elegans Smith, F. 1853: 222, pl. 19, fig. 3 (w.) COLOMBIA. Junior synonym of umbraculatus: Emery, 1890b: 72.