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Species: Megalomyrmex goeldii   Forel, 1912 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Megalomyrmex goeldii Forel, 1912h PDF: 14 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1925a: 29 (m.); Borgmeier, 1930 PDF: 34 (q.).
See also: Brandão, 1990b PDF: 423.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Epigaeic pitfall, 0 times Berlesate of colonized litter bags (previously sterilized), 1 times Manual sampling, 1 times Baited pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 650 - 752 meters, 729 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Megalomyrmex goeldii: casent0908785; type of Megalomyrmex goeldii: focol1759

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