Hypocryptocerus haemorrhoidalis affinis

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Hypocryptocerus haemorrhoidalis affinis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cephalotes hamulus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cephalotes
Species: Hypocryptocerus haemorrhoidalis affinis
Wheeler, W.M., 1936

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


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

  • affinis. Hypocryptocerus haemorrhoidalis subsp. affinis Wheeler, W.M. 1936b: 202 (w.) HAITI. Combination in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991: 384. Junior synonym of hamulus: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 85. See also: Kempf, 1951: 147.