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Species: Cephalotes pavonii   (Latreille, 1809) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cryptocerus pavonii Latreille, 1809 PDF: 132 (w.) SOUTH AMERICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1890c PDF: 73 (s.w.q.); Kempf, 1951 PDF: 224 (s.); De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 327 (s.q.).


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

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

Cephalotes pavonii LatreilleHNS 1809.

Literature records: Cordillera, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Forel 1911b, Forel 1912b).

Records refer to C. borgmeieriHNS; specimens examined (MHNG). True pavoniiHNS has a more northerly distribution (De Andrade and Baroni Urbani 1999).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 2 times found in Rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead twig, 1 times copas canopy ~35m up in dead twig, 1 times copas canopy ~35m foraging on tree.

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

Elevations: collected from 52 - 650 meters, 238 meters average

Type specimens:

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