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Species: Cephalotes columbicus   (Forel, 1912) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Cryptocerus pusillus var. columbica Forel, 1912f PDF: 201 (s.w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 163.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Steep grassy slope, 2 times found in Disturbed road-edge vegetation, 1 times found in old field/pasture, 2 times found in second growth forest, 1 times found in Pastures and scrubby second growth vegetation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Column crossing trail on ground., 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times strays, 1 times Queen in 7mm dia dead stick., 1 times Dead queen in 4mm dia dead stick..

Elevations: collected from 20 - 750 meters, 337 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cephalotes columbicus: casent0909268, casent0909269

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