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Species: Cylindromyrmex whymperi   (Cameron, 1891) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Holcoponera whymperi Cameron, 1891: 92, figs. (w.) ECUADOR. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Ecuador: (no further data). Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cylindromyrmex: Forel, 1892f PDF: 256.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in moist 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, 3 times Malaise, 1 times Aspirador; en tronco podrido.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1390 meters, 645 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1906-04-10 and 2015-12-31

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

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