Current View: Bolton World Catalog
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb

X

To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:


Species: Cheliomyrmex morosus   (Smith, 1859) 

Classification:
Download Data

See Also:

Cheliomyrmex morosus_cf, Cheliomyrmex morosus audax, Cheliomyrmex morosus payarum

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Labidus morosus Smith, 1859c PDF: 6 (m.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Eciton (Labidus): Mayr, 1886d PDF: 441; in Cheliomyrmex: Wheeler, 1921d PDF: 318.
Senior synonym of Cheliomyrmex nortoni: Wheeler, 1921d PDF: 324; of Cheliomyrmex payarum: Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 63.
See also: Gotwald & Kupiec, 1975 PDF: 961.

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Atlántida, Baja Verapaz, Belize, Chiapas, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Gracias a Dios, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Izabal, Olancho, Panama, Suriname, Veracruz, Zacapa

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in tropical rainforest, 4 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in lowland wet forest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in agricultural area near forest, 1 times found in pine cloud forest, 1 times found in Botanical garden, edge of second growth forest, 1 times found in pine-mesophyll forest, 1 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in wet forest road edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times at light, 1 times foraging on ground, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times forest litter, 1 times mercury vapor lamp and blacklight, 1 times in leaf litter, 1 times foragers on clay bank, 1 times attacking earthworm, 1 times in clay bank, 50 pm times ground foragers in leaf litter, 1, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times search, 7 times MiniWinkler, 2 times Malaise, 3 times MaxiWinkler, 1 times Berlese, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times light, 1 times blacklight, 1 times Night MiniWinkler, 1 times Beating, 1 times flight intercept trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1820 meters, 722 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Cheliomyrmex morosus: casent0902669; syntype of Cheliomyrmex nortoni: casent0915867



See something amiss? Send us an email.
Enlarge Map