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Species: Procryptocerus scabriusculus   Forel, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Procryptocerus striatus r. scabriusculus Forel, 1899d PDF: 45 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Procryptocerus striatus schmalzi scabriusculus Emery, 1894d PDF: 198; unavailable name.].
Raised to species: Kempf, 1951 PDF: 89.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Mexico to Venezuela. Range Map.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 10 times found in lowland wet forest, 7 times found in montane wet forest, 3 times found in mixed tropical/temperate mesic forest, 7 times found in tropical rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in mesophil forest, 2 times found in montane rainforest edge, 2 times found in rainforest edge, 3 times found in coffee farm, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 22 times beating vegetation, 5 times nest in dead branch, 9 times Malaise trap, 9 times ex sifted leaf litter, 5 times on low vegetation, 2 times ex dead twig, 1 times ex Cattleya mossiae., 4 times strays, 3 times Cattleya, 1 times in Acacia twig., 1 times Small patch of moist forest, nesting in the tip of a vertical dead stick, with t, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times search, 24 times Beating, 9 times hand collecting, 5 times Malaise, 5 times Malaise trap, 5 times MiniWinkler, 3 times maxiWinkler, 1 times beating vegetation (3 hour period), 1 times direct collection, 2 times Baiting, 1 times beating vegetation (2 hours), ...

Elevations: collected from 110 - 1900 meters, 809 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Procryptocerus striatus schmalzi scabriusculus: casent0904888

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