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Species: Centromyrmex brachycola   (Roger, 1861) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Ponera brachycola Roger, 1861a PDF: 5 (q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1906c PDF: 114 (w.).
Combination in Centromyrmex: Emery, 1890b PDF: 74; Emery, 1890c PDF: 40 (footnote).
Senior synonym of Centromyrmex bohemanni: Kempf, 1967b PDF: 405.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay


J. Longino 15 Oct 2015: Cryptopone mirabilis (Mackay and Mackay 2010) is a junior synonym.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Cerrado, 3 times found in Open savanna, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, 0 times found in Canga, 1 times found in Cerrado sensu stricto, 1 times found in park/garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nasutitermitinae sp., 1 times in soil, 1 times under stone, “dentro de ninho bastante erodido 25 cm altura X 70 cm largura, parte central cartonada ocupada por Planicapritermes Bichos junto times T. Carrijo field notes, 1 times Syntermes (? Checar com ela ou com Jacques), 1 times Pasto, Curvitermes odontognathus, Syntermes molestus, Neocapritermes, Spinitermes times Ninho bem duro na beira da cerca. Aparentemente Syntermes. Bichos juntos, 1 times nesting in clay soil, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times ex surface of pool, 1 times Cornitermes cumulans, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Arm. Malaise, 3 times pitfall, 3 times malaise trap, 1 times search, 1 times 40-50 cm, amostra 6, 1 times “Suspensa”, 1 times Armadilha de Malaise, 1 times epigaeic pitfall, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times “arm. de solo”, ...

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1000 meters, 423 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1939-01-01 and 2018-08-29

Type specimens: syntype of Centromyrmex brachycola paulina: casent0907209; type of C.bohemanni: antweb1032068

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