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Species: Ochetomyrmex semipolitus   Mayr, 1878 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ochetomyrmex semipolitus Mayr, 1878 PDF: 872 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Misiones

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Cerrado (cerrado stricto sensu), 3 times found in Forest, 2 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in Cerrado, 1 times found in Plateau, 1 times found in PPBio Grid, L-O 06, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Reserva, 1 times found in Bamboo forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times general collecting, 1 times in Passefloraceae, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Leaf litter, 1 times ex sifted litter, rotten wood, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times epigaeic pitfall, 1 times search, 2 times winkler, 1 times Isca solo Lote 31 J, 1 times omi bait 1 open AM, 1 times Pitfall 07, 1 times Winkler48h, f-595 times colony.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 1372 meters, 300 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Ochetomymex semipolitus: casent0909211; syntype of Ochetomyrmex semipolitus: casent0919729; syntype of Ochetomyrmex mayri: casent0909210

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