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Species: Acromyrmex niger   (Smith, 1858) 

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

Oecodoma nigra Smith, 1858a PDF: 186 (q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1905f: 48 (w.m.).
Combination in Atta: Roger, 1863b PDF: 35; in Atta (Acromyrmex): Forel, 1893h PDF: 590; in Acromyrmex: Bruch, 1914 PDF: 216.
Senior synonym of Acromyrmex muticinoda (and its junior synonyms Acromyrmex depressoculis, Acromyrmex homalops): Gonçalves, 1967a: 18.

Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú, Cordillera, 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

niger (F. SmithHNS 1858).

Canindeyú, San Pedro (ALWC, INBP, USNM). Literature records: Cordillera (Forel 1912b).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in bosque bajo.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Baited pitfall, 2 times Manual Sampling, 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 650 - 750 meters, 716 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Acromyrmex niger: casent0900493; syntype of Acromyrmex subterranea depressoculis: casent0909420; syntype of Atta muticinoda homalops: casent0904997; syntype of Atta nigra muticinoda: casent0909419



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