Cyphomyrmex peltatus Kempf

Snelling, R. R. & Longino, J. T., 1992, Revisionary notes on the fungus-growing ants of the genus Cyphomyrmex, rimosus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini)., Insects of Panama and Mesoamerica: selected studies., Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 479-494: 485

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Cyphomyrmex peltatus Kempf


Cyphomyrmex peltatus Kempf   HNS  

(Figs 30.32, 30.35)

Cyphomyrmex peltatus Kempf   HNS   , 1966:164, 181-3;

Kempf described this species from specimens from the Brazilian States of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul. We have seen the following additional material, brazil: 'Sinop. rest area, Jesuit Society,' Matto Grosso, 11 Dec. 1984 (J.C. Trager; LACM, JCT), nest in rotten log, rain forest, bolivia: Caranavi, near radio, 800 m elev., 24-26 June 1981 (Kugler and Lambert; LACM), from Berlese funnel of leaf litter, steep and rocky secondary forest with few primary trees.