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Species: Hylomyrma balzani   (Emery, 1894) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Tetramorium balzani Emery, 1894d PDF: 165 (w.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Kempf, 1960f: 434 (q.).
Combination in Lundella: Emery, 1915g PDF: 191; in Hylomyrma: Kempf, 1960f: 434.
Senior synonym of Hylomyrma speciosa: Kempf, 1960f: 434.
See also: Kempf, 1973b PDF: 230.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Itapúa

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

balzani (EmeryHNS 1894a).

Alto Paraná, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Itapúa (ALWC, BMNH, LACM, MCSN, MHNG). Literature records: Central (Emery 1894a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in bosque alto, 1 times found in forest, Floresta Atlântica Estacional Semidecidual.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Epigaeic pitfall, 4 times Winkler, 0 times Baited pitfall, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times Winkler of rotten log, 0 times Berlesate of colonized litter bags (previously sterilized), 1 times Berlese, 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 280 - 761 meters, 656 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Hylomyrma balzani: casent0904862

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