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Species: Cephalotes persimilis   De Andrade, 1999 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cephalotes persimilis De Andrade, 1999B: 441, figs. 201-204 (s.w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes

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

persimilis de AndradeHNS, in de Andrade & Baroni-Urbani 1999.

Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes (ALWC, IFML, INBP, MHNG, NHMB). Literature records: Central, Concepción, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (de Andrade & Baroni-Urbani 1999, Emery 1896b, Forel 1907b, Forel 1907d [as “ grandinosusHNS ”]).

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead twig of Pterogyne nitens, 1 times Trampa Amarilla.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 70 - 470 meters, 273 meters average

Type specimens:

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