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Taxonomic History

Formica atrata Linnaeus, 1758 PDF: 581 (w.) "AMERICA MERIDIONALI". AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cephalotes: Latreille, 1802b: 358; in Cryptocerus: Latreille, 1803: 280; in Cryptocerus (Cephalotes): Wheeler, 1916c PDF: 12; in Cephalotes: Smith, 1949c PDF: 19.
Senior synonym of Cephalotes quadridens: Retzius, 1783 PDF: 76; Latreille, 1802a: 272; Kempf, 1951 PDF: 115; of Cephalotes dubitatus: Smith, 1858a PDF: 188; of Cephalotes crassispina, Cephalotes nitidiventris, Cephalotes rufiventris and material of the unavailable name Cephalotes dehnowi referred here: Kempf, 1951 PDF: 115; of Cephalotes erectus: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999 PDF: 112.


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