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Species: Cyphomyrmex transversus   Emery, 1894 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cyphomyrmex rimosus subsp. transversus Emery, 1894d PDF: 226 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Kempf, 1966 PDF: 193.
Senior synonym of Cyphomyrmex olindanus: Wheeler, 1907d PDF: 723; Wheeler, 1925a: 45; of Cyphomyrmex pencosensis: Kempf, 1966 PDF: 193.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cyphomyrmex transversus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 33, (download) 33 21367
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 transversus n. stat.  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: 193-197, (download) 193-197 4580

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Humid chaco, 1 times found in shrubland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times direct collection, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 55 - 1200 meters, 270 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cyphomyrmex transversus: casent0904980; syntype of Cyphomyrmex rimosus olindanus: casent0909383; syntype of Cyphomyrmex rimosus pencosensis: casent0909380; type of Cyphomyrmex rimosus subsp. transversus: focol1767



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