Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2013)
Brown (1976) considered Odontomachus haematodus
to be restricted to "cis-Andean continental S America from [the] Orinoco Delta to Tucumán, Argentina." Records from elsewhere should be treated cautiously.
(Including range previously given here, but provided for integrity: India,Neotropical: Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Eucador, Guyana, French Guiana, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela, Brazil, Surinam, Philippines, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles, Bahamas.)
Striae on head reaching occipital carina; first gastric tergum predominantly smooth; metasternum with acute paired denticles anterior to metacoxae; body brown, legs yellow to brown. Easily confused with the Nearctic Odontomachus brunneus
, but the latter taxon lacks metasternal processes.
Brown, W. L., Jr. (1976) Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. Part VI. Ponerinae, tribe Ponerini, subtribe Odontomachiti. Section A. Introduction, subtribal characters. Genus Odontomachus
. Studia Entomologica
, 19: 67-171.
Taxon Page Author History
On 2013-08-13 00:12:50 Brendon Boudinot modified Identification
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Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)
Wild, A. L., 2007:
Canindeyú , Central, Guairá , Misiones, Ñeembucú , Pte. Hayes, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, BMNH, IFML, INBP, LACM, MCSN, MHNG). Literature records: Cordillera (Forel 1909).
Specimen Habitat Summary
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in at base of pine tree, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest clearing, 1 times found in secondgrowth rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in Grassland, 1 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in rainforest
Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 3 times search, 1 times in litter
Elevations: collected from 50 - 250 meters, 110 meters average
Type specimens: Holotype of Odontomachus haematoda pallipes: casent0900582; syntype of Odontomachus hirsutisculus: casent0900581; syntype of Odontomachus haematodus pubescens bruneipes: casent0904007
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