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Species: Acanthostichus kirbyi   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Acanthostichus kirbyi Emery, 1895l PDF: 751, fig. OO.B (w.) BRAZIL (Mato Grosso). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of MacKay, 1996 PDF: 156). Type-locality: Brazil: Mato Grosso (Germain). Type-depository: MSNG. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 1 paralectotype worker. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depository: USNM. Type notes: Other original syntypes, from Paraguay: (no further data) (Balzan), could not be found and are assumed to be lost (MacKay, 1996 PDF: 156). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: MacKay, 1996 PDF: 156.
Status as species: Emery, 1906c PDF: 111; Emery, 1911e PDF: 13; Bruch, 1914 PDF: 212; Gallardo, 1918c PDF: 10 (redescription); Borgmeier, 1923: 51; Wheeler, 1934g PDF: 163 (in key); Kusnezov, 1962a PDF: 131; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 10; Brown, 1975 PDF: 42; Bolton, 1995b: 54; MacKay, 1996 PDF: 155 (redescription); Wild, 2007b PDF: 23; Bezděčková et al., 2015 PDF: 109.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:


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

kirbyi EmeryHNS 1895b.

“Paraguay” (s. loc.) (MCSN). Literature records: “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1895b).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected at 165 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1950-01-01 and 2008-01-01

Type specimens:

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