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Species: Acanthostichus brevicornis   Emery, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Acanthostichus brevicornis Emery, 1894d PDF: 142 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: French Guiana: Cayenne (Jelski). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mackay, 2004 PDF: 98 (q.)
Status as species: Forel, 1895b PDF: 140; Emery, 1895l PDF: 752; Emery, 1911e PDF: 13; Mann, 1916 PDF: 401; Borgmeier, 1923: 51; Wheeler, 1934g PDF: 162 (in key); Kusnezov, 1953c PDF: 339; Kusnezov, 1962a PDF: 130; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 10; Brown, 1975 PDF: 42; Bolton, 1995b: 54; MacKay, 1996 PDF: 144 (redescription); Mackay, 2004 PDF: 98; Wild, 2007b PDF: 23.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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

brevicornis EmeryHNS 1894a.

Canindeyú (ALWC, INBP, LACM, MHNG). Literature records: Canindeyú (MacKay 2004).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Swamp, 1 times found in Chaco, 1 times found in grazed 2nd growth, 1 times found in Picada "Las nubes", natural subtropical rainforest.

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand, 1 times Winkler48h, 1 times baited probe, 1 times Manual.

Elevations: collected from 65 - 275 meters, 184 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1973-01-01 and 2020-11-13

Type specimens: syntype of Acanthostichus brevicornis: casent0903784

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