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Species: Procryptocerus scabriusculus   Forel, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Procryptocerus striatus r. scabriusculus Forel, 1899d PDF: 45 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Costa Rica: Palmares (A. Alfaro). Primary type depository: MSNG. Type notes: Original description only states Costa Rica; other locality data provided by Kempf, 1951 PDF: 89. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Procryptocerus striatus schmalzi scabriusculus Emery, 1894; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
Status as species: Kempf, 1951 PDF: 89 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 213; Brown, 1957e PDF: 235; Snelling, 1968a PDF: 1; Bolton, 1995b: 367; Longino & Snelling, 2002 PDF: 26 (redescription); Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 260; Serna et al., 2019 PDF: 1066.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Mexico to Venezuela. Range Map.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 10 times found in lowland wet forest, 7 times found in montane wet forest, 7 times found in tropical rainforest, 3 times found in mixed tropical/temperate mesic forest, 3 times found in small patch of moist forest, 3 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in mesophil forest, 4 times found in moist forest, 3 times found in moist forest and second growth veg., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 22 times beating vegetation, 5 times nest in dead branch, 9 times Malaise trap, 9 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times ex dead twig, 5 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex Cattleya mossiae., 4 times nest in dead stick, 3 times Cattleya, 4 times strays, 1 times ex dead, hanging branch, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times search, 24 times Beating, 9 times hand collecting, 5 times MiniWinkler, 5 times Malaise, 5 times Malaise trap, 3 times maxiWinkler, 1 times beating vegetation (2 hours), 1 times beating vegetation (3 hour period), 2 times blacklight trap, 1 times direct collection, ...

Elevations: collected from 110 - 1900 meters, 806 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-11-27 00:00:00.0 and 2020-01-20 00:00:00.0

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