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Species: Gnamptogenys tortuolosa   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ponera tortuolosa Smith, 1858a PDF: 99 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Ectatomma: Emery, 1887f PDF: 438 (footnote).
Combination in Gnamptogenys: Mayr, 1886c PDF: 358; Brown, 1958g PDF: 230.
Status as species: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 450; Mayr, 1886c PDF: 358; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 26; Forel, 1895b PDF: 113; Emery, 1896g PDF: 51; Emery, 1911e PDF: 45; Mann, 1916 PDF: 406 (redescription); Wheeler, W.M. 1916c: 2; Borgmeier, 1923: 62; Menozzi, 1935b PDF: 190; Brown, 1958g PDF: 230; Kempf, 1961b PDF: 492; Kempf, 1970c PDF: 325; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 116; Lattke, 1990b PDF: 22; Brandão, 1991 PDF: 346; Bolton, 1995b: 211; Lattke, 1995 PDF: 189; Lattke et al., 2004 PDF: 349; Lattke et al., 2007 PDF: 261 (in key); Lattke et al., 2008 PDF: 99.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 1� forest, 1 times found in forest fragment, 1 times found in in rainforest, 1 times found in Plateau.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times strays, 1 times nest in dead wood, 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times tall forest, rocky soil, 1 times soil, epigeic.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 1 times Baited pitfall, 1 times Flight intercept pan trap, 1 times litter sample, 1 times pan trap, 1 times pitfall, 1 times Pitfall72h.

Elevations: collected from 85 - 619 meters, 157 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1939-02-02 and 2018-08-26

Type specimens: Holotype of Gnamptogenys tortuolosa: casent0900549; syntype of Gnamptogenys tortuolosa quitensis: casent0907192

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