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Species: Acanthomyrmex basispinosus   Moffett, 1986 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Acanthomyrmex basispinosus Moffett, 1986c PDF: 67, figs. 8A, 9-14 (s.w.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype minor worker. Type-locality: Indonesia: SE Sulawesi, 1-2 km. E Wolasi, 42 km. S Kendari, ca 350 m., 13-14.vii.1972, W-46, rotten wood, rainforest (W.L. Brown). Type-depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 2 paratype major workers, 5 paratype minor workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: BMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times rot. wood, 1 times rotten wood.

Elevations: collected at 350 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1972-04-12 and 1972-07-12

Type specimens: Holotype of Acanthomyrmex basispinosus: casent0178574, casent0178575; paratype of Acanthomyrmex basispinosus: casent0901702

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