Probolomyrmex angusticeps

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Probolomyrmex angusticeps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Probolomyrmex boliviensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Probolomyrmecini
Genus: Probolomyrmex
Species: Probolomyrmex angusticeps
Smith, M.R., 1949

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


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

  • angusticeps. Probolomyrmex angusticeps Smith, M.R. 1949b: 39 (w.) PANAMA. Taylor, 1965d: 360 (q.l.). Junior synonym of boliviensis: Brown, 1975: 11; Agosti, 1995: 432.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 366, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 11, junior synonym of boliviensis)
  • Smith, M. R. 1949b. A new species of Probolomyrmex from Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 51: 38-40 (page 39, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1965d. A monographic revision of the rare tropicopolitan ant genus Probolomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 117: 345-365 (page 360, queen, larva described)