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Species: Centromyrmex brachycola   (Roger, 1861) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ponera brachycola Roger, 1861a PDF: 5 (q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1906c PDF: 114 (w.).
Combination in Centromyrmex: Emery, 1890b: 74; Emery, 1890c PDF: 40 (footnote).
Senior synonym of Centromyrmex bohemanni, Centromyrmex paulina: Kempf, 1967b PDF: 405.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, French Guiana, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay


J. Longino 15 Oct 2015: Cryptopone mirabilis (Mackay and Mackay 2010) is a junior synonym.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Cerrado, 3 times found in Open savanna, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, 0 times found in Canga, 1 times found in Cerrado sensu stricto, 1 times found in park/garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nasutitermitinae sp., 1 times under stone, 1 times in soil, 0 times “base ninho Cornitermes (at the base of Cornitermes nest)”, Apicotermitinae gen. nov., Heterotermes tenuis, Nasutitermes ephratae, Cornitermes times  Ninho de Cornit. Com chaminés, com uns 30 cm de altura e 1 m de largura - grigio. Bichos junto, 1 times Velocitermes heteropterus (Silvestri, 1901), 1 times under wood, near termites, “dentro de ninho bastante erodido 25 cm altura X 70 cm largura, parte central cartonada ocupada por Planicapritermes Bichos junto times T. Carrijo field notes, 1 times Syntermes (? Checar com ela ou com Jacques), 1 times Pasto, Curvitermes odontognathus, Syntermes molestus, Neocapritermes, Spinitermes times Ninho bem duro na beira da cerca. Aparentemente Syntermes. Bichos juntos, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times pitfall, 0 times Arm. Malaise, 3 times malaise trap, 1 times search, 1 times Armadilha de Malaise, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times “arm. de solo”, 1 times “armadilha de solo”, 1 times “Suspensa”, 1 times 40-50 cm, amostra 6, ...

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1000 meters, 423 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Centromyrmex brachycola paulina: casent0907209; type of C.bohemanni: antweb1032068

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