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Species: Cyphomyrmex longiscapus   Weber, 1940 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Cyphomyrmex longiscapus Weber, 1940b PDF: 410 (diagnosis in key) (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Kempf, 1966 PDF: 165). Primary type locality: lectotype Colombia: Cordillera Central, Rio Porce, 3400 ft, 3.viii.1938, no. 1088 (N.A. Weber). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 3 paralectotype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: MCZC. Type notes: Kempf, 1966 PDF: 166, implies that other original syntypes (now paralectotypes) are present in MZSP. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Kempf, 1966 PDF: 165.
Status as species: Kempf, 1966 PDF: 165 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 93; Snelling & Longino, 1992 PDF: 491; Bolton, 1995b: 168; Schultz et al., 2002 PDF: 333 (redescription); Fernández & Serna, 2019 PDF: 850.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cyphomyrmex longiscapus   Snelling, R. R. & Longino, J. T., 1992, Revisionary notes on the fungus-growing ants of the genus Cyphomyrmex, rimosus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini)., Insects of Panama and Mesoamerica: selected studies., Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 479-494: 491, (download) 491 13137
Cyphomyrmex longiscapus   Kempf, W. W., 1966, A revision of the Neotropical fungus-growing ants of the genus Cyphomyrmex Mayr. Part II. Group of rimosus (Spinola) (Hym. Formicidae)., Studia Entomologica (N. S.) 8, pp. 161-200: 161-165, (download) 161-165 4580
Cyphomyrmex longiscapus   Kempf, W. W., 1966, A revision of the Neotropical fungus-growing ants of the genus Cyphomyrmex Mayr. Part II. Group of rimosus (Spinola) (Hym. Formicidae)., Studia Entomologica (N. S.) 8, pp. 161-200: 165-167, (download) 165-167 4580

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground nest, clay bank.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over ~18 hours.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 1020 meters, 628 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-08-03 00:00:00.0 and 2015-01-22 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Cyphomyrmex longiscapus: casent0911147



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