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Species: Oxyepoecus punctifrons   (Borgmeier, 1927) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium punctifrons Borgmeier, 1927b PDF: 63 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Borgmeier, 1928a PDF: 39.].
Combination in Martia: Kusnezov, 1952k PDF: 722; in Oxyepoecus: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 146.
See also: Kempf, 1974b PDF: 495.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Albuquerque, N. L. de & Brandão, C. R. F., 2009, A revision of the Neotropical Solenopsidini ant genus Oxyepoecus Santschi, 1926 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). 2. Final. Key for species and revision of the rastratus species-group., Papeis Avulsos do Departamento de Zoologia 49, pp. 289-309

Oxyepoecus punctifrons BorgmeierHNS.

Three workers from Brazil, RS, Sapiranga, Morro Alto do Ferrabráz (29°34'45,8"S, 50°56'76,2"W), 15.iv.2005, Fabiana Haubert & Elena Diehl col. Four workers from Brazil, SC, São Bonifácio, P.E. Serra do Tabuleiro (27°49'06"S, 48°54'41"W), 08-13.iii.2004, Silva, R.R.; Dietz, B.H. & Albuquerque, N.L. col. One worker from Brazil, SC, São Brazil, SC, S. Bento do Oxyepoecus vezenyii (Forel)HNS. One gyne from Brazil: Sul, APA Rio Vermelho (26°21'51"S, 49°16'16"W), S P, Botucatu ("armadilha de solo, em pastagem"), 30.iii-04.iv.2001, Silva, R.R. & Eberhard, F. col. 09.i.1987, L.C. Forti col. One worker from Brazil, One worker from Brazil, S P, Tapirai (24°01'55"S, S P, Cunha. P.E. Serra do Mar. Núcleo Cunha-Indaiá 47°27'56"W), 08-14.i.2001, Silva & Eberhard col. (23°15'03"S, 45°00'26"W), 21-22.iv.2001, A. Tava- (sample 10). res & R.R. Silva col. (sample 4).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: paratype of Oxyepoecus punctifrons: casent0911211

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