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Species: Myrmelachista catharinae   Mayr, 1887 

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See Also:

Myrmelachista catharinae intermedia, Myrmelachista catharinae maior, Myrmelachista catharinae petropolitana

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Myrmelachista catharinae Mayr, 1887 PDF: 527 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmelachista (Decamera): Emery, 1925d PDF: 33; in Myrmelachista (Hincksidris): Kempf, 1972b PDF: 149.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in bosque alto.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times Clearing.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Manual sampling, 0 times Berlesate of colonized litter bags (previously sterilized), 1 times Malaise, 0 times Pitfall, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 750 - 1350 meters, 1050 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmelachista catharinae: casent0915738, casent0915739

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