Cyphomyrmex quebradae

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Cyphomyrmex quebradae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Mycetophylax olitor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Mycetophylax
Species: Cyphomyrmex quebradae
Kusnezov, 1949

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


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

  • quebradae. Cyphomyrmex quebradae Kusnezov, 1949d: 445, figs. 6-8, 11 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA.
    • Junior synonym of olitor: Kempf, 1964d: 30.


  • Kempf, W. W. 1964d. A revision of the Neotropical fungus-growing ants of the genus Cyphomyrmex Mayr. Part I: Group of strigatus Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 7: 1-44 (page 30, Junior synonym of olitor)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1949d. El género Cyphomyrmex (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) en la Argentina. Acta Zool. Lilloana 8: 427-456 (page 445, figs. 6-8, 11 worker, queen, male described)