Cryptopone ochracea

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Cryptopone ochracea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Cryptopone
Species: C. ochracea
Binomial name
Cryptopone ochracea
(Mayr, 1855)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia.
Palaearctic Region: Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Italy (type locality), Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • ochracea. Ponera ochracea Mayr, 1855: 390 (footnote) (q.) ITALY. Emery, 1869b: 12 (w.); André, 1882c: 243 (m.). Combination in Pachycondyla (Pseudoponera): Emery, 1901a: 46; in Euponera (Pseudoponera): Emery, 1909c: 364; in Euponera (Trachymesopus): Emery, 1911d: 86; in Trachymesopus: Kempf, 1960f: 424; in Cryptopone: Brown, 1963: 6; in Pachycondyla: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 3 (by implication as Cryptopone synonymised with Pachycondyla); in Cryptopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 185. See also: Emery, 1916b: 106; Kutter, 1977c: 28; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 67. Current subspecies: nominal plus sicula.