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Species: Sericomyrmex parvulus   Forel, 1912 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Sericomyrmex parvulus Forel, 1912f PDF: 193 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. Primary type information: BRAZIL, Pará, [-4, -53] C. Emery; USNM00445579; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 58 times found in rainforest, 30 times found in forest, 2 times found in primary forest, 3 times found in leaf wood litter, 5 times found in forest to open habitat, 3 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in cerradão, 2 times found in cerrado, 1 times found in cerrado to open forest, 2 times found in cacao plantation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Transecto 1, 4 times Parcela 03, 4 times Parcela 02, 2 times ground forager, 1 times Transecto 9-500, Winkler 4, 1 times Transecto 3-800, Winkler 5, 1 times Trampa de caida T1T3, 1 times mata secundaria, arm. de solo, 1 times M7P1, 1 times M5P4, 1 times litter sample (sifter litter, leaf mold, rotten veg), ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 51 times Winkler, 17 times pitfall, 3 times baiting, 3 times Hand collected, 2 times Manual sampling, 1 times litter sample, 1 times Manual sampling of the nest, 1 times Pitfall72h, 1 times Berlese, 1 times hand coll., nest series, 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 22 - 813 meters, 298 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Sericomyrmex myersi: usnment00924107; Lectotype (bottow w) and paralectotype (top w) of Sericomyrmex parvulus: usnment00445579

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