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Species: Megalomyrmex megadrifti   Boudinot et al., 2013 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Megalomyrmex megadrifti Boudinot et al., 2013 PDF: 41, figs. 37, 40, 72, 87, 127-130, 182, 197, 212, 227, 239 (w.q.m.) NICARAGUA. Neotropic. Primary type information: NICARAGUA, Jinotega: P.N. Cerro Saslaya, 12.772°N -84.9977°W ±20 m, 710 m, 8 May 2011, montane wet forest, ex sifted leaf litter (LLAMA#Wm-D-02-1-09) [CASENT0630930, MCZ] AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 37 times found in tropical rainforest, 28 times found in tropical moist forest, 8 times found in mature wet forest, 8 times found in lowland wet forest, 7 times found in 2º wet forest, 6 times found in 2º tropical rainforest, 4 times found in montane wet forest, 5 times found in mesophyll forest, 1 times found in montane forest, 2 times found in cloud forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 139 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times ex sifted litter, 2 times forest litter, 3 times Malaise trap, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times at bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 82 times MiniWinkler, 45 times MaxiWinkler, 12 times Winkler, 5 times Berlese, 3 times Malaise, 1 times bait.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1520 meters, 501 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1977-05-20 and 2019-06-29

Type specimens: holotype Megalomyrmex megadrifti: casent0630930; paratype Megalomyrmex megadrifti: casent0630931, casent0630932



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