Cyphomyrmex laevigatus Weber

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: 493

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Cyphomyrmex laevigatus Weber


Cyphomyrmex laevigatus Weber   HNS   (Figs. 30.4, 30.29)

Cyphomyrmex (Cyphomannia) laevigatus Weber   HNS   . 1938: 184;

Cyphomyrmex laevigatus   HNS   : Kempf, 1966:164, 178-179;

The type locality of C. laevigatus   HNS   is lower Rio Madidi, Bolivia. Kempf 1966 recorded this species also from Dirkshoop, Surinam. We have seen specimens from the following additional localities, bolivia: Caranavi, near radio, 800 m elev., 24-26 Jun. 1981 Kugler and Lambert; LACM. brazil: Mustu Goeldi Botanical Garden, Belem, Para, 3 (an. 198 5 (J.C. Trager; LACM, JCT), ex berlesate from bamboo litter, colombia, Meta: Puerto Lleras, 73° 22'W, 0 3° 18'N, c. 300 m, near Loma Linda, Jan. 1989 (V. Roth; LACM). peru: Tingo Maria and vicinity, 9-12 Mar. 1967 (W.L. Brown and W. Sherbrooke; MCZ).