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Species: Cylindromyrmex brevitarsus   Santschi, 1925 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Cylindromyrmex brevitarsus Santschi, 1925b PDF: 5 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

De Andrade, 1998A PDF: 625 (q.m.).
Combination in Cylindromyrmex (Hypocylindromyrmex): Kempf, 1972b PDF: 91.
See also: Brown, 1975 PDF: 38; De Andrade, 2001 PDF: 57.


Neotropical Region: Alajuela, Americas, Brazil, Central America, Chiapas, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Izabal, Limón, Mexico, Paraná, Peru, Petén, Rio de Janeiro, South America, Tacuarembó, Uruguay, Venezuela

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in mesophil forest, 1 times found in mature cloud forest, 2 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 2º lowland tropical rainforest, 1 times found in mesophil forest stream.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Malaise trap, 1 times nest in hard dead wood, 1 times Sobre Vegetacion, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times bajo de M/17, 1 times bajo de M/16, 1 times bajo de M/15, 1 times bajo de M/03, 1 times bajo de M/01.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Flight Intercept Trap, 6 times Malaise, 1 times search, 1 times Sweeping, 1 times MaxiWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1660 meters, 591 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cylindromyrmex brevitarsus: casent0911273

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