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Species: Cephalotes depressus   (Klug, 1824) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cryptocerus depressus Klug, 1824 PDF: 204 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1906c PDF: 170 (s.q.m.); Forel, 1906d PDF: 235 (q.m.); De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 355 (m.).
Junior synonym of Cephalotes pavonii: Roger, 1861b PDF: 173; Forel, 1895b PDF: 134.
Revived from synonymy: Forel, 1912f PDF: 200.
Senior synonym of Cephalotes sorocabensis: Kempf, 1951 PDF: 218.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraguay, Alto Paraná, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

depressus (KlugHNS 1824).

Alto Paraguay, Alto Paraná, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, BMNH, IFML, INBP, LACM, MCSN, MCZC, MZSP, NHMB). Literature records: Caaguazú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, San Pedro, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (de Andrade & BaroniUrbani1999, Emery 1894b, Emery 1906, Forel 1906, Santschi 1916).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in pasture, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in scrub veg./savanna.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead twig of woody composite, 1 times on malphigiaceous shrub.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times direct collection, 0 times arboreal pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 220 meters, 147 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cryptocerus depressus sorocabensis: casent0909272

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