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last updated 21.Aug.2005


Cryptopone are small robust ponerines with reduced eyes that are primarily subterranean or leaf litter-dwelling in habits.  Their midlegs are modified with stout spines, presumably an adaptation for digging.

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Cryptopone sp.

Cryptopone sp.

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