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Species: Cylindromyrmex whymperi   (Cameron, 1891) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Holcoponera whymperi Cameron, 1891: 92, fig. (w.) ECUADOR. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cylindromyrmex: Forel, 1892f PDF: 256.
Junior synonym of Cylindromyrmex striatus: Emery, 1901b PDF: 54.
Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of Cylindromyrmex schmidti, Cylindromyrmex tibialis, Cylindromyrmex williamsi: De Andrade, 1998A PDF: 596.


Neotropical Region: Alajuela, Bolivia, Brazil, Cartago, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Peru, Puntarenas, San José, Veracruz

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in moist forest, 1 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest clearing, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times near rigged Terminalia tree across the stream from the far end of the arboretum, 1 times worker on rock, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times in Malaise trap, 1 times forager on porch.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 2 times Malaise, 1 times Aspirador; en tronco podrido.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1390 meters, 653 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Cylindromyrmex whymperi: casent0903676; syntype schmidti: jtl021478

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