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Species: Cephalotes jheringi   (Emery, 1894) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cryptocerus jheringi Emery, 1894d PDF: 205, pl. 3, figs. 13, 14 (s.w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Emery, 1894l PDF: 384 (footnote).].
Senior synonym of Cephalotes ellenriederi, Cephalotes peltatus and material of the unavailable names Cephalotes gaudens, Cephalotes jocans referred here: Kempf, 1958a: 50.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Central, Ñeembucú

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

jheringi (EmeryHNS 1894a).

Central, Ñeembucú (ALWC). Literature records: Central, Concepción (?), “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (de Andrade & Baroni-Urbani 1999, Emery 1894d, Emery 1896b).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in centro, 0 times found in Pantanal, 1 times found in secondary forest, thick, very dry.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times in Wiedenstamm, 1 times branches des cocos, 0 times paratudal, 1 times nest in twig, 3cm dia, brood in nest, 1 times Im faul. Weidenstammes.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection, 0 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 22 - 100 meters, 84 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cephalotes jheringi: casent0904905; syntype of Cephalotes peltatus ellenriederi gaudens: casent0912601, casent0912602; syntype of Cryptocerus peltatus: casent0904919; syntype of Cryptocerus peltatus ellenriederi: casent0909285, casent0909286; syntype of Cryptocerus peltatus ellenriederi jocans: casent0909287; type of Cryptocerus peltatus subsp. ellenriederi: focol0668, focol0669, focol0670, focol0671

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