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Species: Acromyrmex subterraneus   (Forel, 1893) 

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Acromyrmex subterraneus molestans

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Atta (Acromyrmex) subterranea Forel, 1893h PDF: 593 (s.w.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1901g PDF: 301 (m.)
Combination in Acromyrmex: Gallardo, 1916e PDF: 329; Emery, 1924f PDF: 350.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Paraguay, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Paraguarí

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Acromyrmex subterraneus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 30, (download) 30 21367
Acromyrmex subterraneus   Santschi, F., 1937, Note sur Acromyrmex subterraneus Forel (Hym. Formicidae)., Revista de Entomologia, São Paulo 7, pp. 230-233: 230-231, (download) 230-231 3579

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 4 times found in Mata Atlântica, 1 times found in bosque alto, 1 times found in park/garden, 1 times found in TerraFirme.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times ground nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Epigaeic pitfall, 4 times Pitfall, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall, 1 times Sampling, 1 times Winkler48h, 1 times Baited pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 350 - 750 meters, 608 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1931-09-15 and 2015-02-12

Type specimens: syntype of Acromyrmex subterraneus: casent0909425, casent0909426; syntype of Acromyrmex subterraneus ogloblini: casent0917091; syntype of Acromyrmex subterraneus brunneus: casent0909427; syntype of Acromyrmex subterraneus ogloblini: casent0912476; syntype of Acromyrmex subterraneus mixtus: casent0912472; syntype of Atta subterranea purensis: casent0909428

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