Procryptocerus schmitti

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Procryptocerus schmitti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Procryptocerus
Species: P. schmitti
Binomial name
Procryptocerus schmitti
Forel, 1901

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • schmitti. Procryptocerus schmitti Forel, 1901e: 338 (w.) BRAZIL. Kempf, 1951: 40 (q.m.). See also: Longino & Snelling, 2002: 26.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Longino and Snelling (2002) - Holotype worker: Brazil, State of Ceara, Baturite [4°22’S, 38°52’W] (Schmitt) Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève (examined).