Camacho, Franco & Feitosa, 2020
Specimens of this species were collected in litter samples from primary montane forest, suggesting this species likely lives and/or forages in the leaflitter. It is only found at the type locality, which might indicate a preference for montane, preserved forest areas.
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Known only from the type locality, Mt. Ayanganna, Guyana.
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- avus. Gnamptogenys avus Camacho, Franco & Feitosa, 2020: 462, fig. 16 (w.) GUYANA.
- Holotype, worker, Mt. Ayanganna cloud forest, 1300 m, Guyana, Centre for the Study of Biological Diversity; cloud forest, litter sample. , 13 October 2002, T. Schultz, J. LaPolla, C. Marshall, R. Williams, USNM00413910,
- Paratype, 1 worker, Mt. Ayanganna Falls Camp, 1134 m, Guyana, National Museum of Natural History; 1° forest, litter sample. , 11 October 2002, T. Schultz, J. LaPolla, C. Marshall, R. Williams, USNM00413360,