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Genus: Procryptocerus   Emery, 1887 


Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

45 species

Procryptocerus Emery, 1887h: 470 (footnote). Type-species: Meranoplus striatus, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g PDF: 171. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Procryptocerus in Myrmicinae, Cryptocerini: Forel, 1892d PDF: 345; Forel, 1893b PDF: 164; Forel, 1895b PDF: 132; Emery, 1895l PDF: 771; Forel, 1899B: 43; Wheeler, 1910a: 141; Emery, 1914e: 42; Forel, 1917 PDF: 246; Wheeler, 1922: 665; Emery, 1924f: 300; all subsequent authors to the entry below; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (anachronism).
Procryptocerus in Myrmicinae, Cephalotini: Kempf, 1951 PDF: 14; all subsequent authors except anachronism above.
Genus Procryptocerus references
Mayr, 1870a PDF: 413 (Colombia + Panama ({? = New Grenada}) species key (as Cataulacus)); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 139 (catalogue); Emery, 1924f: 300 (diagnosis, catalogue); Kempf, 1951 PDF: 15 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 211 (Neotropical catalogue); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 373 (catalogue); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1052 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 367 (catalogue); Longino & Snelling, 2002 PDF: 4 (Central America species key); Serna & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 7 (morphology); Serna, Bolton & Mackay, 2011 PDF: 67 (venation).

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Procryptocerus mayri Venezuela.
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:

   Genus is native to: Nearctic, Neotropical bioregions.

Australasia Region: Central
Indomalaya Region: Indonesia
Neotropical Region: Alajuela, Amapá, Amazonas, Antioquia, Aragua, Argentina, Atlántida, Bahia, Barinas, Belize, Beni, Bolivia, Brazil, Canal Zone, Canindeyú, Cartago, Cauca, Chiapas, Chiriquí, Cocle, Colima, Colombia, Comayagua, Costa Rica, Cundinamarca, Cusco, Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Ecuador, El Salvador, Formosa, Francisco Morazán, French Guiana, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Guayas, Guyana, Heredia, Honduras, Huila, Huánuco, Izabal, Jinotega, La Paz, Lara, Limón, Loreto, Los Rios, Madre de Dios, Magdalena, Matagalpa, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Meta, Minas Gerais, Miranda, Misiones, Monagas, Napo, Nariño, Nayarit, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Olancho, Panama, Panamá, Paraguay, Paraná, Pastaza, Pernambuco, Peru, Petén, Pichincha, Puntarenas, Quintana Roo, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Risaralda, Rondônia, Roraima, Santa Catarina, Santa Cruz, Sololá, Suchitepéquez, Sucre, Sucumbios, Suriname, Tamaulipas, Tolima, Trinidad and Tobago, Trujillo, Valle, Valle de Cauca, Valle del Cauca, Venezuela, Veracruz, Zacapa


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