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Species: Procryptocerus hylaeus   Kempf, 1951 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Procryptocerus goeldii subsp. hylaeus Kempf, 1951 PDF: 50 (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Kempf, 1964b PDF: 247.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, San Pedro

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

hylaeus KempfHNS 1951.

Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, San Pedro (ALWC, IFML, INBP, LACM). Literature records: Guairá (Kempf 1964b).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Igapó, 1 times found in Varzea, 1 times found in secondgrowth forest fragment, 1 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth forest, 1 times found in isolated tree in pasture, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times walking on treetrunk, 1 times ex dead twig Rubiaceae, 1 times tree #2, 1 times sob tronco, 1 times on recent treefall, rainforest, 1 times on recent treefall, 1 times on recent tree-fall, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times canopy fogging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times photoeclector, 5 times Malaise trap, 2 times canopy fogging, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Malaise, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 650 meters, 271 meters average

Type specimens: Neotype hylaeus: lacment141647; paratype hylaeus: lacment144287

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