Protonym: Cephalotes mariadeandrade
Authorship Oliveira et al., 2021: 37, figs. 42a-c, 43a-c, 44a-c, 45a-c, 48
Forms w.s.q.m.
Bioregion Neotropic
Locality BRAZIL (Minas Gerais).
Etymology The specific epithet, in apposition, is in honor of Maria de Andrade, a Brazilian taxonomist, who dedicated years of work conducting the most comprehensive study of the genus Cephalotes to date.
Primary type information Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Brazil: MG, Uberlândia, -19.033630 -48.318400, 860m, 3.viii.2016, C16-64 (S. Powell et al.). Primary type depository: DZUP. Primary type specimen: DZUP 550137.
Secondary type information Secondary type material: 10 paratype workers, 9 paratype soldiers, 4 paratype queens, 4 paratype males. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: DZUP, MPEG, MZSP, USNM. Secondary type specimens: DZUP 550138, DZUP 550139, DZUP 550140, DZUP 550141, DZUP 550142, DZUP 550143, DZUP 550144, DZUP 550145, DZUP 550146, DZUP 550147.
Taxa belonging to this protonym
Cephalotes mariadeandrade Species Valid