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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).

Taxon Page Images:



Procryptocerus mayri Venezuela.
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:

   Genus is native to: Nearctic, Neotropical bioregions (based on species list records).

Indomalaya Region: Asia, Indonesia, South-Eastern Asia
Nearctic Region: Puebla, San Luis Potosí
Neotropical Region: Alajuela, Alta Verapaz, Amapá, Amazonas, Amazonas, Americas, Antioquia, Aragua, Argentina, Atlántida, Bahia, Barinas, Belize, Bolivia, Bolívar, Brazil, Canindeyú, Caribbean, Cartago, Cauca, Ceará, Central, Central America, Chiapas, Chile, Chiriquí, Cochabamba, Coclé, Colima, Colombia, Colón, Comayagua, Cortés, Costa Caribe Norte, Costa Rica, Cundinamarca, Cusco, Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Darién, Ecuador, El Beni, El Salvador, Espírito Santo, Formosa, Francisco Morazán, French Guiana, Goiás, Gracias a Dios, Guairá, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Guatemala, Guayas, Guyana, Heredia, Honduras, Huila, Huánuco, Izabal, Jinotega, Junin, La Paz, Lara, Limón, Loreto, Los Ríos, Los Ríos, Madre de Dios, Magdalena, Maranhão, Matagalpa, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Meta, Mexico, Minas Gerais, Miranda, Misiones, Monagas, Napo, Nariño, Nayarit, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Olancho, Panama, Panamá, Paraguay, Paraná, Paraíba, Pará, Pastaza, Pernambuco, Peru, Petén, Piauí, Pichincha, Puntarenas, Quintana Roo, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Risaralda, Rondônia, Roraima, Río San Juan, Sacatepéquez, San José, San Martín, Santa Catarina, Santa Cruz, Sololá, South America, Suchitepéquez, Sucre, Sucumbíos, Suriname, São Paulo, Tamaulipas, Tolima, Trinidad and Tobago, Trujillo, Valle del Cauca, Venezuela, Veracruz, Zacapa


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