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Species: Crematogaster ampla   Forel, 1912 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Crematogaster brevispinosa var. ampla Forel, 1912g PDF: 211 (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Longino, 2003A PDF: 128.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Crematogaster ampla   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 32, (download) 32 21367
Crematogaster ampla NEW STATUS  Longino, J. T., 2003, The Crematogaster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) of Costa Rica., Zootaxa 151, pp. 1-150: 128-129, (download) 128-129 20256

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Cerrado, 1 times found in bosque bajo, river edge, 1 times found in disturbed road-edge forest, 1 times found in Escarpment with xeric vegetation, dropping to flat pasture with scattered trees., 1 times found in second growth forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times Workers in dead branch at base of roadside legume tree, 1 times Strays from a clump of Byttneria, 1 times Column of workers on dead branch on ground., 1 times bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times baiting.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1000 meters, 541 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype Crematogaster ampla: jtl669611; Lectotype of Crematogaster ampla: casent0908390; syntype ampla: jtl027867

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