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Species: Cephalotes fiebrigi   (Forel, 1906) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cryptocerus pilosus r. Fiebrigi Forel, 1906d PDF: 235 (s.w.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cryptocerus (Paracryptocerus): Santschi, 1919f PDF: 45; in Paracryptocerus (Harnedia): Kempf, 1958a: 28; in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991 PDF: 386; in Cephalotes: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 667.
Raised to species and senior synonym of Cephalotes guttifer: Kempf, 1958a: 28.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón, Caaguazú, Central, Cordillera, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes, 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

fiebrigi (ForelHNS 1906).

Boquerón, Central, Cordillera, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro (ALWC, INBP, IFML, MHNG). Literature records: Caaguazú, Cordillera (de Andrade & Baroni-Urbani 1999, Forel 1906).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times in Spalten trockenen Holzes, 1 times ex dead trunk.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 170 - 260 meters, 216 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cephalotes fiebrigi: casent0909290, casent0909291; syntype of Cryptocerus guttifer: casent0912595, casent0912596; syntype of Cryptocerus peltatus ellenriederi tucumana: casent0909289; type of Cryptocerus (Paracryptocerus) guttifer: focol0666-1, focol0666-2, focol0666-3, focol0666-4

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