Cryptocerus fenestralis

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Cryptocerus fenestralis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes placidus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Cryptocerus fenestralis
Smith, F., 1876

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


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

  • fenestralis. Cryptocerus fenestralis Smith, F. 1876d: 607 (q.) BRAZIL. Combination in Paracryptocerus: Kempf, 1951: 232. Junior synonym of placidus: Kempf, 1963c: 437.