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Species: Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides   Emery, 1892 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides Emery, 1892f PDF: 561, pl. 15, figs. 5, 6 (q.) IVORY COAST. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived status as species: Emery, 1924f PDF: 240; Santschi, 1925h PDF: 163 (in key)
Senior synonym of Atopomyrmex deplanatus: Emery, 1899d PDF: 477.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Atopomyrmex mocquerysi var. arnoldi n. var.  Santschi, F., 1923, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides Ethiopiens et notes diverses. - I., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 11, pp. 259-295: 283, (download) 283 3603
Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 251, (download) 251 6438
Atopomyrmex mocquerysi subsp. cryptoceroides   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 182, (download) 182 20597
Atopomyrmex   Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 102-103, (download) 102-103 3855
Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 250, (download) 250 6438

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in mixed Primary forest, 5 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Disturbed forest fragment, 1 times found in Ruderal.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times On tree trunks, 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times In hohlen Ast, 1 times Foraging tree, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Malaise, 1 times Hand collected at night, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 600 meters, 334 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1903-09-14 and 2019-11-06

Type specimens: paratype of Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides melanoticus: rmcaent000017777; syntype of Atopomyrmex mocquerysi curvispina: casent0908981



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