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Species: Strumigenys pilinasis   Forel, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Strumigenys (Cephaloxys) clypeata var. pilinasis Forel, 1901j PDF: 339 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. Primary type information: Lectotype worker (designated from unique syntype): Washington, D.C. (Forel) [MHNG, CASENT0909339] AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Strumigenys (Cephaloxys): Emery, 1924f PDF: 325; in Strumigenys (Trichoscapa): Smith, 1947f PDF: 587; in Smithistruma: Smith, 1951c PDF: 827; Brown, 1953g PDF: 60; in Pyramica: Bolton, 1999 PDF: 1673; in Strumigenys: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007 PDF: 126.
Raised to species: Wesson & Wesson, 1939 PDF: 109.
See also: Bolton, 2000: 106.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 43 times found in bottomland forest, 1 times found in mixed broadleaf, hemlock woods, 9 times found in bottomland hardwood forest, 0 times found in hardwood forest, 4 times found in upland hardwood forest, 4 times found in along trail in hardwood forest, 2 times found in oak maple woodland, 1 times found in mixed hardwood, 2 times found in at untreated pasture edge, litter at base of dead Quercus sp., 1 times found in upland hardwood, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 48 times litter, 1 times sifted litter from forest floor, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex sifted litter, 1 times stump hollow litter, 1 times soil and log litter, 1 times soil and leaf litter, 1 times sifting litter, 1 times Sifted leaf litter, 1 times log-leaf litter, 1 times litter and soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 54 times Berlese funnel, 4 times Winkler, 3 times Berlese, 1 times Berlese Sample, 1 times Berlese|298 lbs, 273 liters.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 520 meters, 272 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1965-07-20 and 2018-06-13

Type specimens: Lectotype of Strumigenys pilinasis: casent0909339

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