Cryptocerus exiguus

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Cryptocerus exiguus
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 exiguus
Smith, F., 1867

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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • exiguus. Cryptocerus exiguus Smith, F. 1867: 524, pl. 26, fig. 4 (w.) MEXICO. Combination in Cryptocerus (Paracryptocerus): Emery, 1924d: 307; in Paracryptocerus: Kempf, 1951: 232. Junior synonym of minutus: Kempf, 1958a: 110.

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