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Species: Cephalotes angustus   (Mayr, 1862) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Cryptocerus angustus Mayr, 1862 PDF: 759 (s.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1887 PDF: 566 (w.m.).
Combination in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991 PDF: 384.
Combination in Cephalotes: Baroni Urbani, 1998b: 319.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Central

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in centro, 0 times found in Cerrado, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in shaded lawn.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times recent tree-fall.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Arboreal pitfall, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 220 - 759 meters, 659 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1925-01-01 and 2015-05-20

Type specimens: syntype of Cephalotes angustus: casent0909276, casent0909277; syntype of Cryptocerus angustus clarior: casent0909278; type of Cryptocerus angustus: focol2151

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