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Species: Pachycondyla striata   Smith, 1858 

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(Donisthorpe, 1949) , Karavaiev, 1927

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pachycondyla striata Smith, 1858a PDF: 106 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pachycondyla nitidiventris: Kempf, 1961e PDF: 210.
See also: MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 527.


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

Distribution Notes:

Southern Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina; Paraguay: Amambay, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Cordillera, Guairá, Itapúa, Misiones, Paraguarí, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pachycondyla striata   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 720, (download) 720 4445
Pachycondyla striata   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 40, (download) 40 21367
Pachycondyla striata   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 106, (download) 106 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in Cerrado, 1 times found in river forest, 0 times found in Mata seca, 2 times found in Mata Atlântica, 0 times found in Mata Ciliar (solo), 2 times found in Floresta est. Semidecidual, 1 times found in in dense forest, tropical rain forest, 1 times found in bosque alto, 1 times found in bosque medio, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times Clearing, 1 times red clay soil, 1 times pitfall trap in dense forest, 0 times Pasture, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times dense forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Epigaeic pitfall, 2 times FIT, 2 times Pitfall, 3 times direct collection, 1 times malaise trap, 2 times Manual sampling, 1 times pitfall|18 hour traps, 1 times Sifted litter, 1 times 18 hr pitfall traps, 0 times Winkler, 1 times Baited pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 150 - 1350 meters, 510 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-12-31 and 2015-01-30

Type specimens: syntype of Pachycondyla striata: casent0901359, casent0902514; syntype of Pachycondyla striata nitidiventris: casent0915275

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