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Species: Camponotus (Myrmothrix) renggeri   Emery, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Camponotus rufipes subsp. renggeri Emery, 1894f PDF: 3 (s.w.q.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype major and minor workers, syntype queen(s) (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Paraguay: (no further data) (A. Borelli) (by restriction of Kempf, 1972b PDF: 62). Primary type depositories: MHNG, MSNG. Type notes: 1) Other original syntype localities: Bolivia: (no further data) (A. Borelli), Brazil: Mato Grosso (A. Borelli). 2) Emery, 1894f PDF: 3, says only that the specimens were “collected in various localities”, but Hashmi, 1973b: 67, adds the Paraguay type locality as San Bernardino, presumably from a syntype label. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as reuggeri by Menozzi, 1935b PDF: 202.]
[Misspelled as ringgeri by Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 257.]
Forel, 1909a PDF: 265 (m.)
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Amambay, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Itapúa, Pte. Hayes

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

renggeri EmeryHNS 1894b.

Alto Paraná, Amambay, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Itapúa, Pte. Hayes, “ Paraná R” (Dept. unknown), “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, IFML, INBP, LACM, MCSN, MCZC, MHNG, MZSP, NHMB, NHMW). Literature records: Alto Paraná / Caaguazú, Caaguazú, Central, Cordillera, “Bonpland” (Dept. unknown), “ Paraná R.” (Dept. unkown), “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1894b, Emery 1906, Forel 1907b, Forel 1908b, Forel 1909, Hashmi 1973, Santschi 1916).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in forest trail, 1 times found in lawn, 1 times found in tropical moist forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on unknown bush, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times on tree trunk.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection, 1 times porch light, 1 times baited pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 1720 meters, 398 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1959-04-01 00:00:00.0 and 2013-01-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus renggeri: casent0905370, casent0905371

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