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Species: Cheliomyrmex megalonyx   Wheeler, 1921 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Cheliomyrmex megalonyx Wheeler, 1921d PDF: 322, figs. 5b, 9d-f, 10 (s.w.m.) GUYANA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (major + minor), syntype males (numbers not stated). Type-locality: Guyana (“British Guiana”): Kartabo, 21 and 31.viii.1920 (W.M. Wheeler). Type-depositories: MCZC, MZSP, NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 67 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 77; Watkins, 1976 PDF: 7 (in key); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 337; Bolton, 1995b: 145.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Guyana, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times litter sample.

Elevations: collected from 150 - 717 meters, 433 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1920-07-01 and 2011-01-01

Type specimens: syntype of Cheliomyrmex megalonyx: casent0902670, casent0911369



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