Cryptopone guatemalensis (Forel, 1899) valid
Ponera ochracea r. guatemalensis Forel, 1899b: 16 (w.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: neotype worker (by designation of Branstetter & Longino, 2022: 17). Primary type locality: neotype Guatemala: Suchitepéquez, 4 km. S Vol. Atitlán, 14.54800, -91.19369±200 m., 1570 m.,, #6709, cloud forest, rotten wood (J. Longino). Primary type depository: MHNG. Type notes: 1) Branstetter & Longino, 2022: 17, say that the lectotype worker earlier designated by MacKay & MacKay, 2010: 352, came from Florida, not from either of the original syntype series (Guatemala and Nicaragua), which they say are entirely lost. 2) Original syntype data: workers (number not stated) Guatemala: Aceituno (Champion), and Nicaragua: Chontales (Janson), material lost. 3) Branstetter & Longino, 2022: 17, also nominate as ‘paraneotypes’ (a category not recognised by ICZN), 2 workers, 3 queens, 3 males, in CASC, MCZC, USNM.
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