Cryptoceridae Smith, 1853 junior synonym of current valid taxon Attini Smith, 1858
Cryptoceridae Smith, 1853: 214 Type-genus: Cryptocerus (junior synonym of Cephalotes)
  • Cryptoceridae as group of Myrmicidae: Smith, 1853: 214.
  • Cryptoceridae as subfamily of Poneridae: Smith, 1858a: 187.
  • Cryptoceridae as family: Smith, 1860a: 75; Smith, 1862a: 49; Smith, 1871b: 334; Ashmead, 1905c: 383.
  • Cryptoceridae as subfamily of Formicidae: Smith, 1857a: 79; Smith, 1862b: 35; Smith, 1862d: 408; Smith, 1867: 523.
  • Cryptoceridae as group of Myrmicinae: Emery, 1877b: 72.
  • Cryptoceridae as junior synonym of Myrmicinae: Emery & Forel, 1879: 456.
  • Cryptoceridae as tribe or subfamily of Myrmicidae: Forel, 1891c: 143 [Cryptocerini]; Emery, 1894h: 383 [Cryptocerinae].
  • Cryptoceridae as tribe of Myrmicinae: Forel, 1892d: 344 [Cryptocerini]; Forel, 1893b: 164 [Cryptocerii]; Forel, 1895b: 132 [Cryptocerii]; Emery, 1895l: 763 [Cryptocerii]; Forel, 1899d: 43 [Cryptocerii]; Wheeler, 1910a: 141 [Cryptocerii]; Forel, 1892d: 344 [Cryptocerini]; Emery, 1914e: 39 [Cryptocerini]; Emery, 1915g: 192 [Cryptocerini]; Wheeler, 1915f: 491 [Cryptoceriini (in text)]; Forel, 1917: 246 [Cryptocerini]; Wheeler, 1922: 657 [Cryptocerini]; Emery, 1924f: 299 [Cryptocerini]; all subsequent authors to the following; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1976b: 59 [Cryptocerini]; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 [Cryptocerini (anachronism)].
  • Cryptoceridae as junior synonym of Cephalotini: Smith, 1949c: 18; Kempf, 1951: 11; all subsequent authors except for the above anachronisms. [Cephalotini retains priority over Cryptoceridae under Article 40.2 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (4th Edition), 1999: 46.].
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