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Species: Cephalotes angustus   (Mayr, 1862) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Cryptocerus angustus Mayr, 1862 PDF: 759 (s.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: 1 syntype soldier, 1 syntype queen. Primary type locality: Brazil: (no further data). Primary type depository: NHMW. Type notes: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999 PDF: 700, imply that type-material is absent from NHMW, attributing this information to Kempf, 1958a; but actually Kempf, 1958a: 74, states that type-material of “a female and a damaged soldier” are present there. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as augustus by Forel, 1912f PDF: 201.]
Mayr, 1887 PDF: 565 (w.m.)
Combination in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991 PDF: 384.
Combination in Cephalotes: Baroni Urbani, 1998b: 319.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, 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: 1 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in shaded lawn, 1 times found in centro, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest.

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

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

Elevations: collected from 220 - 742 meters, 481 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1925-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2012-04-13 00:00:00.0

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

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