Procryptocerus montanus

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Procryptocerus montanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Procryptocerus
Species: P. montanus
Binomial name
Procryptocerus montanus
Kempf, 1957

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • montanus. Procryptocerus montanus Kempf, 1957: 400, figs. 6-10 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL.



  • Kempf, W. W. 1957. Sôbre algumas espécies de Procryptocerus com a descriça~o duma espécie nova (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Biol. 17: 395-404 (page 400, figs. 6-10 worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kempf W. W. 1957. Sôbre algumas espécies de Procryptocerus com a descrição duma espécie nova (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Revista Brasileira de Biologia 17: 395-404.
  • Kempf W. W. 1978. A preliminary zoogeographical analysis of a regional ant fauna in Latin America. 114. Studia Entomologica 20: 43-62.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Prado L. P., and C. R. F. Brandao. 2013. A Catalogue of Cephalotini ant types (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia 53(20): 285-293.
  • Wild, A. L. "A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Zootaxa 1622 (2007): 1-55.