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Species: Cheliomyrmex morosus   (Smith, 1859) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Labidus morosus Smith, 1859c PDF: 6 (m.) MEXICO. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype male. Type-locality: Mexico: (no further data). Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Eciton (Labidus): Mayr, 1886d PDF: 441.
Combination in Mayromyrmex: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 382.
Combination in Cheliomyrmex: Wheeler, 1921d PDF: 324.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Colombia, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Suriname
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in tropical rainforest, 7 times found in 2ndary liquidambar forest, 4 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in lowland wet forest, 1 times found in agricultural area near forest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in pine cloud forest, 1 times found in artificial clearing in lowland tropical rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in oak cloud forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 20 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times at light, 1 times foraging on ground, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times forest litter, 1 times mercury vapor lamp and blacklight, 1 times in leaf litter, 1 times foragers on clay bank, 1 times attacking earthworm, 1 times in clay bank, 50 pm times ground foragers in leaf litter, 1, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times search, 13 times MiniWinkler, 4 times MaxiWinkler, 2 times Malaise, 1 times Berlese, 1 times blacklight, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times light, 2 times Winkler, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times Night MiniWinkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 30 - 2610 meters, 809 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1965-08-02 00:00:00.0 and 2016-07-05 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Cheliomyrmex morosus: casent0902669; syntype of Cheliomyrmex nortoni: casent0915867

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