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Species: Cylindromyrmex brevitarsus   Santschi, 1925 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cylindromyrmex brevitarsus Santschi, 1925b PDF: 5 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

De Andrade, 1998A PDF: 625 (q.m.).
Combination in Cylindromyrmex (Hypocylindromyrmex): Kempf, 1972b PDF: 91.
See also: Brown, 1975 PDF: 38; De Andrade, 2001 PDF: 57.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in mesophil forest, 1 times found in mature cloud forest, 2 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 2º lowland tropical rainforest, 1 times found in cloud forest edge, 1 times found in mesophil forest stream.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Malaise trap, 1 times nest in hard dead wood, 1 times Sobre Vegetacion, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times bajo de M/17, 1 times bajo de M/16, 1 times bajo de M/15, 1 times bajo de M/03, 1 times bajo de M/01.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Flight Intercept Trap, 6 times Malaise, 2 times search, 1 times MaxiWinkler, 1 times Sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1660 meters, 618 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cylindromyrmex brevitarsus: casent0911273

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