Cephalotes Latreille, 1802 valid masculine
Cephalotes Latreille, 1802b: 357 Type-species: Formica atrata (obsolete combination of Cephalotes atratus), by monotypy.
  • [Type-species not Formica cephalotes, unjustified subsequent designation by Wheeler, 1911g: 160; corrected by Wheeler, 1913a: 78.].
  • Cephalotes in Myrmicinae, Cryptocerini: Emery, 1914e: 42; Forel, 1917: 246; Wheeler, 1922: 665; Emery, 1924f: 303; all subsequent authors to 1949, and Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (anachronism).
  • Cephalotes in Myrmicinae, Cephalotini: Smith, 1949c: 19; Kempf, 1951: 105; all subsequent authors except the above.
  • Cephalotes as junior synonym of Cryptocerus: Fabricius, 1804: 419.
  • Cephalotes in Myrmicinae, Attini: Ward et al., 2015: 17.
Junior synonyms
Genus Cephalotes references

Smith, 1853: 215 (diagnosis); Smith, 1858a: 187 (diagnosis); Roger, 1863b: 38 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863a: 405 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 25 (diagnosis); Dalla Torre, 1893: 140 (catalogue); Santschi, 1920f: 149 (species key); Wheeler, 1922: 665 (Cryptocerus subgenera, key); Emery, 1924f: 303 (diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f: 304 (Zacryptocerus diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f: 305 (Cryptocerus diagnosis, subgenera key, catalogue); Emery, 1924f: 306 (Cephalotes (Paracryptocerus) diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f: 308 (Cephalotes (Cryptocerus) diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f: 311 (Cephalotes (Cyathocephalus) diagnosis, catalogue); Smith, 1947a: 29 (U.S.A. species key); Creighton, 1950a: 296 (North America species key); Kempf, 1951: 107 (diagnosis, revision, key); Kempf, 1951: 127 (Eucryptocerus species revision, key); Kempf, 1951: 134 (Zacryptocerus species revision, key); Kempf, 1951: 143 (Hypocryptocerus species revision, key); Kempf, 1951: 153 (Paracryptocerus species revision, key); Kempf, 1952: 5 (Paracryptocerus pinellii complex revision, key); Kempf, 1958a: 10 (Argentina Paracryptocerus species key); Kempf, 1958a: 64 (Paracryptocerus subgenera, key); Kempf, 1958a: 66 (Paracryptocerus (Harnedia) species revision, key); Kempf, 1958a: 145 (Paracryptocerus (Cyathomyrmex) species revision, key); Kempf, 1960f: 443 (addition to 1958 key); Snelling, 1968a: 9 (Cephalotes wheeleri complex, key); Kempf, 1972b: 75, 107, 120, 175, 259 (Neotropical Cephalotes, Eucryptocerus, Hypocryptocerus, Paracryptocerus, Zacryptocerus catalogues); Kempf, 1974a: 73 (Paracryptocerus pinelii group, key); Smith, 1979: 1402 (North America catalogue); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 13 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991: 337, 343, 383 (catalogue); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1048 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 140, 189, 424 (catalogue); De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 736 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Price et al., 2014: 244 (phylogeny); Cantone, 2017: 194 (brief male diagnosis); Fernández & Serna, 2019: 845 (Colombia fauna); Sandoval-Gómez & Sánchez-Restrepo, 2019: 901 (Colombia species key)

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Extant: 119 valid species

Fossil: 16 valid species

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