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Species: Strumigenys prex   (Bolton, 2000) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pyramica prex Bolton, 2000: 174 (w.) BELIZE. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Belize (“Brit. Honduras”): Belmopan, 7.viii.1972, B-224, 2 gr. Cecropia-palm forest, berlese (S. & J. Peck). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 3 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 260.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 22 times found in 2º wet forest, 5 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in secondary rainforest, 1 times found in montane forest, 1 times found in gr. Cecropia-palm forest, 1 times found in mixed secondary rainforest, 1 times found in tropical moist forest at night.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 28 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times ex sifted litter, 1 times flight intercept trap.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times MiniWinkler, 3 times MaxiWinkler, 2 times Winkler, 2 times Berlese, 1 times Flight Intercept Trap, 1 times Night MiniWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 581 meters, 155 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1972-08-07 00:00:00.0 and 2019-06-29 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Pyramica prex: casent0900209

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