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Species: Centromyrmex gigas   Forel, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Centromyrmex gigas Forel, 1911e PDF: 287 (w.) BRAZIL (São Paulo). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Brazil: Prov. São Paulo, Ypiranga (v. Ihering). Primary type depositories: DZSP, MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, French Guiana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Centromyrmex gigas   Borgmeier, T., 1939, Nova contribuição para o conhecimento das formigas neotropicais (Hym. Formicidae)., Revista de Entomologia, São Paulo 10, pp. 403-428: 418, (download) 418 6484
Centromyrmex gigas n. sp.  Forel, A., 1911, Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.)., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911, pp. 285-312: 287-288, (download) 287-288 4029

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Cerrado, 1 times found in PPBio Grid, L-O 03.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Periphery of Sytermes dirus mound, 1 times outter walls of Syntermes nest, 1 times cupim grande de terra" Syntermes dirus (Burm.), 1 times Syntermes obtusos, 0 times Syntermes.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Manual search, 1 times Pitfall 04, 0 times “Interceptação” (Flight Interception Trap), 0 times 0-10 cm amostra 9" (sample-9, 0-10 cm).

Elevations: collected at 152 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1907-10-17 00:00:00.0 and 2013-11-27 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Paralectotype ?: antweb1032014; syntype of Centromyrmex gigas: casent0907212

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