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Species: †Cephalotes alveolatus   (Vierbergen & Scheven, 1995) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Zacryptocerus alveolatus Vierbergen & Scheven, 1995 PDF: 166, fig. 9 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Dominican Republic

Distribution Notes:

Dominican amber; Early Miocene (16-19 Ma).


Holotype SMNS Do-5691, in Staatliches Museum fur Naturkunde, Stuttgart, Germany.


  • Vierbergen G., Scheven J. 1995. Nine new species and a new genus of Dominican amber ants of the tribe Cephalotini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Creation Research Society Quarterly, 32: 158-170.
  • De Andrade M.L., Baroni Urbani C. 1999. Diversity and adaptation in the ant genus Cephalotes, past and present. Stuttgarter Beitrage zur Naturkunde (B), 271: 1-889.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: holotype: smnsdo5691

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