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Species: Cephalotes opacus   Santschi, 1920 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cephalotes opacus Santschi, 1920f PDF: 147 (w.) GUYANA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Cephalotes placidus: Kempf, 1959a PDF: 92.
Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of Cephalotes abdominalis: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 147.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Bamboo forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times in fallen ficus, 1 times foraging on tree, 1 times foraging on low vegetation, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times winkler.

Elevations: collected from 42 - 590 meters, 306 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cephalotes opacus: casent0912585, casent0915360; syntype of Cephalotes abdominalis: casent0912584

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