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Species: Mycocepurus goeldii   (Forel, 1893) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Atta (Mycocepurus) goeldii Forel, 1893j PDF: 370 (footnote) (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1908 PDF: 353 (q.m.).
Combination in Mycocepurus: Luederwaldt, 1918 PDF: 39.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Paraguarí, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Mycocepurus goeldii n. sp.  Forel, A., 1893, Formicides de l'Antille St. Vincent. Récoltées par Mons. H. H. Smith., Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1893, pp. 333-418: 370, (download) 370 3948
Mycocepurus (Mycocepurus) goeldii   Kempf, W. W., 1963, A review of the ant genus Mycocepurus Forel, 1893 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Studia Entomologica (N. S.) 6, pp. 417-432: 420-425, (download) 420-425 4571
Mycocepurus goeldii   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 34, (download) 34 21367

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in Yard in the urban area, 1 times found in Grazed 2nd growth forest, 1 times found in park/garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times Pasture, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 155 - 600 meters, 273 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Micocepurus ogloblini: casent0917842, casent0917843; syntype of Mycocepurus goeldii: casent0905915, casent0909358; syntype of Mycocepurus goeldii gentilis: casent0904975; syntype of Mycocepurus goeldii gentilis: casent0912511; syntype of Mycocepurus ogloblini: casent0912512

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