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Species: Cylindromyrmex whymperi   (Cameron, 1891) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Holcoponera whymperi Cameron, 1891: 92, fig. (w.) ECUADOR. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cylindromyrmex: Forel, 1892f PDF: 256.
Junior synonym of Cylindromyrmex striatus: Emery, 1901b PDF: 54.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in 2nd growth forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in moist forest, 1 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest clearing, 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times near rigged Terminalia tree across the stream from the far end of the arboretum, 1 times in Malaise trap, 1 times forager on porch, 1 times worker on rock, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 2 times Malaise, 1 times Aspirador; en tronco podrido.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1390 meters, 653 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Cylindromyrmex whymperi: casent0903676; syntype schmidti: jtl021478



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