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Species: Acromyrmex fracticornis   (Forel, 1909) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Atta (Moellerius) fracticornis Forel, 1909a PDF: 257 (w.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Fowler, 1988b: 286 (m.).
Subspecies of Acromyrmex landolti and senior synonym of Acromyrmex jorgenseni: Gonçalves, 1961 PDF: 126; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 16.
Revived status as species: Fowler, 1988b: 286.

Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón, Caaguazú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Misiones, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

fracticornis (ForelHNS 1909).

Boquerón, Caaguazú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro, “ Paraná R.” (Dept. unknown) (ALWC, IFML, INBP, LACM, MCZC, MHNG MZSP, USNM). Literature records: Central, Cordillera, Concepción, Guairá, Misiones, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro, “Paraguay ”(s. loc.) (Forel 1909, Fowler 1985, Santschi 1925a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in Grazed 2nd growth forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 320 meters, 185 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Acromyrmex fracticornis: casent0909429, casent0909430; syntype of Acromyrmex fracticornis jorgenseni: casent0909431



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