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Species: Octostruma stenognatha   Brown & Kempf, 1960 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Octostruma stenognatha Brown & Kempf, 1960 PDF: 196, figs. 25, 28 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Longino, 2013 PDF: 51.


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

Distribution Notes:

Southern Brazil.


Octostruma stenognatha, O. batesi, and O. betschi are all similar in size and head shape and possibly form a clade. Although geographic coverage is poor, the known specimens form an allopatric or parapatric replacement series in South America.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Mata Atlântica.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Winkler, 0 times Winkler Sample, 3 times Epigaeic pitfall, 1 times transect 1, winkler 12a.

Elevations: collected from 300 - 1600 meters, 904 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype Octostruma stenognatha: mcz-ent00030881, mcz-ent00303383, mcz-ent00303384, mcz-ent00303385, mcz-ent00303386; paratype of Octostruma stenognatha: casent0905907

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