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Species: Acromyrmex rugosus   (Smith, 1858) 

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See Also:

Acromyrmex rugosus bigener, Acromyrmex rugosus navarroi, Acromyrmex rugosus rochai, Acromyrmex rugosus santschii, Acromyrmex rugosus vestitus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

2 subspecies

Oecodoma rugosa Smith, 1858a PDF: 186 (q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1904d: 33 (w.); Emery, 1905f: 109 (m.).
Combination in Atta: Roger, 1863b: 35.
in Atta (Acromyrmex): Forel, 1893h PDF: 590; in Acromyrmex: Emery, 1924f: 348.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Acromyrmex coronatus: Emery, 1905f: 49.
Revived status as species: Santschi, 1925a PDF: 378; Santschi, 1925d PDF: 243.
Senior synonym of Acromyrmex pallida Smith: Forel, 1893h PDF: 590; of Acromyrmex bigener, Acromyrmex vestitus: Gonçalves, 1961 PDF: 159.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Acromyrmex rugosus rochai, Acromyrmex rugosus santschii.


Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Misiones, Paraguarí

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

rugosus (F. SmithHNS 1858).

Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, INBP, IFML, LACM, MCSN, MHNG MZSP, NHMB, USNM). Literature records: Alto Paraná, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Misiones, Paraguarí, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1905, Fowler 1985, Santschi 1925a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Dry Chaco, scrub forest

Elevations: collected at 180 m

Type specimens: Holotype of Acromyrmex rugosus: casent0900495; Holotype of Oecodoma pallida: casent0900494; syntype of Acromyrmex rugosus bigener: casent0912470; syntype of Acromyrmex rugosus vestitus: casent0912471

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