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Species: Acanthostichus quadratus   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Acanthostichus quadratus Emery, 1895l PDF: 750, fig. OO.A; pl. 16, figs. 5, 6; pl. 17, fig. 12 (w.q.) BOLIVIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Acanthostichus niger: MacKay, 1996 PDF: 162.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in Mata Atlântica, 1 times found in hotel grounds.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hypogaeic trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times males flying 5.50-7 a.m., 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 8 - 750 meters, 565 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Acanthostichus quadratus: casent0903782; paralectotype of Acanthostichus quadratus: casent0903813; syntype of Acanthostichus quadratus: casent0916794

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