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Species: Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides   Emery, 1892 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides Emery, 1892f PDF: 561, pl. 15, figs. 5, 6 (q.) IVORY COAST. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived status as species: Emery, 1924f PDF: 240; Santschi, 1925h: 163 (in key).
Senior synonym of Atopomyrmex deplanatus: Emery, 1899d PDF: 477; of Atopomyrmex curvispina: Emery, 1912d PDF: 273; Emery, 1924f PDF: 240; of Atopomyrmex melanoticus: Bolton, 1995b: 75.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Atopomyrmex mocquerysi var. arnoldi n. var.  Santschi, F., 1923, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides Ethiopiens et notes diverses. - I., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 11, pp. 259-295: 283, (download) 283 3603
Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 251, (download) 251 6438
Atopomyrmex mocquerysi subsp. cryptoceroides   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 182, (download) 182 20597
Atopomyrmex   Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 102-103, (download) 102-103 3855
Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 250, (download) 250 6438

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times In hohlen Ast, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 600 meters, 375 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides melanoticus: rmcaent000017777; syntype of Atopomyrmex mocquerysi curvispina: casent0908981



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