Cyphomyrmex laevigatus Weber, 1938

Mera-Rodríguez, Daniela, Serna, Francisco, Sosa-Calvo, Jeffrey, Lattke, John & Rabeling, Christian, 2020, A checklist of the non-leaf-cutting fungus-growing ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Colombia, with new biogeographic records, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1205-1227: 1215

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Cyphomyrmex laevigatus Weber, 1938


(23) Cyphomyrmex laevigatus Weber, 1938  

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Material examined. COLOMBIA: Caquetá • 1 worker; Florencia; 01°30′9.99″N, 075°36′22″W; alt. 250 m; 28 Sep. 2016; UNAB members leg.; UNAB 4367 GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Mesosoma completely unarmed, propodeum in profile evenly rounded; and petiolar node in dor- sal view strikingly transverse, thrice as broad as long ( Kempf 1965).

Distribution. Cyphomyrmex laevigatus   is widely distributed in northern South America, including Bolivia, north- ern Brazil (Amazonas, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Pará, and Rondônia), Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Perú and Ven- ezuela ( Mayhé-Nuñes and Jaffé 1998; Souza et al. 2018).