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Species: Cyphomyrmex kirbyi   Mayr, 1887 

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

Cyphomyrmex kirbyi Mayr, 1887 PDF: 557 (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Kempf, 1966 PDF: 179 (lectotype designation).

Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cyphomyrmex kirbyi   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 158, (download) 158 4001
Cyphomyrmex longiscapus   Kempf, W. W., 1966, A revision of the Neotropical fungus-growing ants of the genus Cyphomyrmex Mayr. Part II. Group of rimosus (Spinola) (Hym. Formicidae)., Studia Entomologica (N. S.) 8, pp. 161-200: 161-165, (download) 161-165 4580
Cyphomyrmex kirbyi   Kempf, W. W., 1966, A revision of the Neotropical fungus-growing ants of the genus Cyphomyrmex Mayr. Part II. Group of rimosus (Spinola) (Hym. Formicidae)., Studia Entomologica (N. S.) 8, pp. 161-200: 179-181, (download) 179-181 4580

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex nest Cyphomyrmex.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times winkler Tr6.

Elevations: collected from 820 - 2500 meters, 1498 meters average

Type specimens: lectotype of Cyphomyrmex kirbyi: casent0919612; syntype of Cyphomyrmex kirbyi: casent0909374



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