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Species: Strumigenys emeryi   Mann, 1922 


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Hononyms:

Karavaiev, 1935

See Also:

Strumigenys emeryi_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Strumigenys (Strumigenys) emeryi Mann, 1922 PDF: 37, fig. 18 (w.q.) HONDURAS. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Brown, 1959a: 97; Bolton, 2000: 513.

Distribution:


Nearctic Region: Puebla
Neotropical Region: Americas, Atlántida, Belize, Cayo, Central America, Chiapas, Guatemala, Honduras, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Mexico, Oaxaca, Petén, Veracruz

Distribution Notes:

Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico (Chiapas)

Identification:

Differs from nevermanni in large convex foliaceous crest beneath propodeal spines; foliaceous crest on ventral margin of petiole large, irregular; dorsal pilosity on gaster varies from straight to long, thin, coachwhip-like. In contrast, nevermanni has foliaceous crest beneath propodeal spines thin, concave; foliaceous crest on ventral margin of petiole thin; dorsal pilosity on gaster straight to weakly curved, never long and coachwhip-like.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in tropical rainforest, 12 times found in mesophil forest, 9 times found in 2ndary liquidambar forest, 5 times found in montane wet forest, 3 times found in mature wet forest, 3 times found in lowland rainforest, 3 times found in tropical moist forest, 2 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 2 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 1 times found in mixed montane wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 55 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times nest in rotten log, 2 times leaf litter, 2 times forest litter, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on rotten log, 1 times nocturnal forager, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times beating vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 30 times MiniWinkler, 21 times MaxiWinkler, 3 times search, 4 times Berlese, 1 times Winkler, 1 times beating, 1 times Berlese/Winkler, 1 times FIT, 1 times litter sample, 1 times Malaise.

Elevations: collected from 130 - 1820 meters, 855 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Strumigenys emeryi: casent0904940



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