Cephalotes serratus Vierbergen and Scheven 1995 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Alternative combination: Exocryptocerus serratus

Synonyms: Exocryptocerus elevatus Vierbergen and Scheven 1995, Exocryptocerus truncatus Vierbergen and Scheven 1995

Full reference: G. Vierbergen and J. Scheven. 1995. Nine new species and a new genus of Dominican amber ants of the tribe Cephalotini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Creation Research Society Quarterly 32(3):158-170

Belongs to Cephalotes according to B. Bolton 2012

See also de Andrade and Baroni Urbani 1999 and Vierbergen and Scheven 1995

Sister taxa: Cephalotes alveolatus, Cephalotes bloosi, Cephalotes brevispineus, Cephalotes caribicus, Cephalotes dieteri, Cephalotes hispaniolicus, Cephalotes integerrimus, Cephalotes jansei, Cephalotes maya, Cephalotes obscurus, Cephalotes olmecus, Cephalotes poinari, Cephalotes resinae, Cephalotes squamosus, Cephalotes sucinus, Cephalotes taino, Cephalotes ventriosus

Type specimens:

  • Cephalotes serratus: Its type locality is Dominican amber (Scheven coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic
  • Exocryptocerus elevatus: Its type locality is Dominican amber (Scheven coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.
  • Exocryptocerus truncatus: Its type locality is Dominican amber (Scheven coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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