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Species: Acanthostichus laticornis   Forel, 1908 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Acanthostichus laticornis Forel, 1908 PDF: 345 (w.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of MacKay, 1996 PDF: 159). Type-locality: Paraguay: San Bernardino (Fiebrig). Type-depository: MHNG. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 12 paralectotype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depositories: MHNG, NHMB. Type notes: MacKay, 1996 PDF: 159, adds that 2 more possible original syntypes are in MACN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: MacKay, 1996 PDF: 159.
Santschi, 1933f PDF: 106 (m.); MacKay, 1996 PDF: 158 (q.)
Status as species: Emery, 1911e PDF: 13; Forel, 1911e PDF: 288; Santschi, 1916e PDF: 365; Santschi, 1933f PDF: 106; Wheeler, 1934g PDF: 162 (in key); Kusnezov, 1962a PDF: 131; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 10; Brown, 1975 PDF: 42; Zolessi et al., 1988: 3; Bolton, 1995b: 54; MacKay, 1996 PDF: 158 (redescription); Wild, 2007b PDF: 23.
// Distribution


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Acanthostichus laticornis   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 23, (download) 23 21367
Acanthostichus laticornis   Forel, A., 1911, Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.)., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911, pp. 285-312: 288, (download) 288 4029

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected between 1946-01-01 and 1974-01-01

Type specimens: Lectotype of Acanthostichus laticornis: casent0907071; Lectotype of Acanthostichus laticornis obscuridens: casent0911256

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