Cryptopone rufotestaceus

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Cryptopone rufotestaceus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Parvaponera darwinii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Parvaponera
Species: Cryptopone rufotestaceus
Donisthorpe, 1943

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


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

  • rufotestaceus. Cryptopone rufotestaceus Donisthorpe, 1943b: 197 (q.) INDIA. Combination in Trachymesopus: Wilson, 1958d: 361 (footnote). Junior synonym of darwinii: Brown, 1963: 6.