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Species: Atta vollenweideri   Forel, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Atta sexdens r. Vollenweideri Forel, 1893h PDF: 588 (s.w.q). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1912f PDF: 179 (m.).
Combination in Atta (Neoatta): Gonçalves, 1942 PDF: 348; Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 374.
in Atta (Epiatta): Borgmeier, 1950d PDF: 248.
Raised to species: Forel, 1912f PDF: 179.
Subspecies of Atta laevigata: Forel, 1913m PDF: 237; Emery, 1924f PDF: 354.
Revived status as species: Forel, 1915c PDF: 358; Gallardo, 1916e PDF: 341; Santschi, 1919f PDF: 50; Santschi, 1922c PDF: 363.
Senior synonym of Atta tristis: Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 374.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraguay, Boquerón, Central, Concepción, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes

Brasil: Porto Murtinho

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

vollenweideri ForelHNS 1893a.

Boquerón, Pte. Hayes, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, IFML, MCSN, MZSP, USNM). Literature records: Alto Paraguay, Boquerón, Central, Concepción, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes (Borgmeier 1959b, Fowler 1985).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Dry Chaco transition.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 105 - 160 meters, 141 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Atta vollenweideri: casent0909442, casent0909443; syntype of Atta vollenweideri tristis: casent0912498; type of Atta sexdens r. vollenweideri: focol2967, focol2968

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