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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: Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, United States, United States Virgin Islands, Venezuela
    Oceania: Hawaii
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    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, 2 times found in montane forest, 9 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in tropical scrub, 2 times found in lowland deciduous forest, 1 times found in disturbed tropical wet forest, 4 times found in leaf litter, 2 times found in wet trop. forest, 2 times found in littoral scrub, ...

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 floor at logs, 1 times Ex Hojarasca, 1 times Ticoporo Forest Reserve. Dense second growth with few larger trees. Night collec, 1 times pine litter, ...

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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