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Species: Cephalotes femoralis   (Smith, 1853) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cryptocerus femoralis Smith, 1853 PDF: 219, pl. 20, fig. 3 (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy, revived status as species and senior synonym of Cephalotes silvae: Kempf, 1951 PDF: 202.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Pastures and scrubby second growth vegetation, 1 times found in roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest in 12mm dia dead stick, 1 times ex dead twig of Gliricidia sepium.

Elevations: collected at 20 m

Type specimens: syntype of Cryptocerus silvae: casent0909270; type of Cephalotes femoralis: casent0901967

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