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Species: Megalomyrmex incisus   Smith, 1947 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Megalomyrmex (Wheelerimyrmex) incisus Smith, 1947e PDF: 102 (w.) PANAMA (Barro Colorado I.). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Panama: Canal Zone, Barro Colorado I., vi.-x.1943, no. 5105 (J. Zetek). Type-depository: USNM. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 29 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: MCZC, MZSP, USNM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Brandão, 1990b PDF: 451 (m.); Brandão, 2003b PDF: 157 (q.)
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in mesophil forest, 12 times found in lowland wet forest, 5 times found in tropical moist forest, 9 times found in 2º wet forest, 7 times found in mature rainforest, edge of forest near pasture and agricultural land, steep rocky terrain, 6 times found in tropical rainforest, 6 times found in 2º lowland tropical rainforest, 6 times found in lowland rainforest, 5 times found in Bamboo forest, 2 times found in forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 81 times ex sifted leaf litter, 4 times Malaise trap, 2 times LeafLitter, 1 times ex sifted litter, 1 times ex sifted litter, rotten wood, 1 times Ex horjarasca, 1 times beating veg., 1 times at bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 50 times MiniWinkler, 22 times MaxiWinkler, 9 times winkler, 3 times Berlese, 5 times Malaise trap, 2 times Winkler48h, 1 times Malaise, 1 times baiting, 1 times beating.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1100 meters, 470 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1971-02-19 and 2016-06-10

Type specimens:



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