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Species: Cephalotes pinelii   (Guérin-Méneville, 1844) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cryptocerus pinelii Guérin-Méneville, 1844a PDF: 425 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1890c PDF: 75 (s.q.); Emery, 1894d PDF: 208 (s.); Forel, 1908 PDF: 354 (m.); De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 391 (m.).
Combination in Cryptocerus (Cyathocephalus): Santschi, 1916e PDF: 283; in Paracryptocerus (Harnedia): Kempf, 1952 PDF: 22; in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991 PDF: 388; in Cephalotes: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 390.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: 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

pinelii ( Guerin-MenevilleHNS 1844).

Literature records: Ñeembucú (de Andrade & Baroni-Urbani 1999).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in shrubland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead twig of Schinus terebinthifolius, 1 times ex dead twig of Baccharis.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times aerial malaise (0.8-1.3m), 1 times Manual sampling.

Elevations: collected from 920 - 1350 meters, 1066 meters average

Type specimens: type of Cryptocerus pinelii: focol2150

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