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Species: Cephalotes targionii   (Emery, 1894) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cryptocerus targionii Emery, 1894d PDF: 205, pl. 3, figs. 15, 16 (s.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Cephalotes denticulatus: Kempf, 1958a: 94.
Junior synonym of Cephalotes conspersus: Kempf, 1958d PDF: 108.
Revived from synonymy: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 684.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú, Cordillera

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

targionii (EmeryHNS 1894a).

Canindeyú (ALWC, LACM). Literature records: Cordillera (de Andrade & Baroni-Urbani 1999, Forel 1911b).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in bosque bajo, 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead branch, 1 times nest in twig above ground.

Elevations: collected from 27 - 1400 meters, 942 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Cephalotes targionii: casent0904916; syntype of Cryptocerus denticulatus: casent0904917; type of Cryptocerus denticulatus var. variegata: focol0664-1, focol0664-2

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