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Species: Blepharidatta brasiliensis   Wheeler, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Blepharidatta brasiliensis Wheeler, 1915f PDF: 484, fig. 1 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. Primary type information: BRAZIL: Pará: Belém, Beebe col., May, 1915; MCZ no. 9040; MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Brandão et al., 2015 PDF: 42 (lectotype designation).


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


For information on the biology of this species, see:
Rabeling, C., Verhaagh, M., and U.G. Mueller (2006). Behavioral ecology and natural history of Blepharidatta brasiliensis (Formicidae, Blepharidattini). Insectes Socieaux, 53: 300306.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times M-8F.

Type specimens: syntype of Blepharidatta brasiliensis: casent0901663

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