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Species: Gnamptogenys moelleri   (Forel, 1912) 

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Gnamptogenys moelleri splendens

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Holcoponera moelleri Forel, 1912d PDF: 34 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g PDF: 228.
Senior synonym of Gnamptogenys splendens: Brown, 1958g PDF: 228; of Gnamptogenys teffensis (and its junior synonym Gnamptogenys concinna Santschi): Lattke, 1995 PDF: 176.

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón, Caaguazú, Central, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

moelleri (ForelHNS 1912a).

Boquerón, Caaguazú, Central, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí (ALWC, BMNH, MHNG). Literature records: Ñeembucú (Lattke 1995).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in 1¡ forest, 1 times found in Dry Chaco, 1 times found in lowland wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Ticoporo Forest Reserve. Dense second growth with few larger trees. Night collec, 2 times on bromeliads, 1 times tall forest, high leaf litter decomposition, 1 times Sifted litter, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Ex rotten log, 1 times Ground forager, 1 times litter sample, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 240 - 650 meters, 326 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Gnamptogenys moelleri: casent0907171; syntype of Holcoponera moelleri splendens: casent0915119; syntype of Holcoponera teffensis concinna: casent0915127



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