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Species: Strumigenys eggersi   Emery, 1890 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Strumigenys eggersi Emery, 1890c PDF: 69, pl. 7, fig. 9 (w.q.) ANTILLES. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Strumigenys (Pyramica): Brown, 1948e: 110.
Combination in Pyramica: Bolton, 1999 PDF: 1673.
See also: Brown, 1960b PDF: 46; Bolton, 2000: 184
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, United States Virgin Islands, Venezuela
    Asia: Philippines
    Oceania: Hawaii
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oceania
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Neotropical bioregion

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in tropical moist forest, 10 times found in tropical rainforest, 9 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in montane forest, 2 times found in tropical scrub, 1 times found in disturbed tropical wet forest, 2 times found in lowland deciduous forest, 1 times found in scrub forest, 4 times found in leaf litter, 2 times found in wet trop. forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 62 times ex sifted leaf litter, 15 times ex sifted litter, 15 times leaf litter, 6 times litter, 2 times Hojarasca, 1 times along boundary between lawn and forest, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on ground, 1 times leaf litter in thicket, 1 times in pile of debris, 1 times floor at logs, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 55 times Winkler, 25 times MiniWinkler, 9 times Berlese funnel, 8 times MaxiWinkler, 0 times Berlesate of colonized litter bags (previously sterilized), 8 times Berlese, 6 times Davis sifting, 0 times Manual sampling, 0 times Baited pitfall, 2 times DaJuns sifting, 1 times yellow pan traps, ...

Elevations: collected from 3 - 1440 meters, 258 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1953-03-01 and 2020-01-27

Type specimens: syntype of Strumigenys eggersi: casent0904936; type of Strumigenys eggersi: focol2160

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