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Species: Acromyrmex crassispinus   (Forel, 1909) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Atta (Acromyrmex) mesonotalis var. crassispina Forel, 1909a PDF: 257 (w.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Acromyrmex: Emery, 1924f PDF: 349
Raised to species: Santschi, 1925a PDF: 374
Senior synonym of Acromyrmex atratus, Acromyrmex diabolicus, Acromyrmex insularis, Acromyrmex mediocris, Acromyrmex rusticus and material of the unavailable name Acromyrmex rufescens referred here: Gonçalves, 1961 PDF: 139
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Misiones, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro

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

crassispinus (ForelHNS 1909).

Amambay, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, IFML, INBP, LACM, MHNG, MZSP, NHMB, USNM). Literature records: Canindeyú, Cordillera, Misiones, Ñeembucú, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Forel 1909a, Fowler 1985, Santschi 1916 [as “ parallelusHNS ”], Santschi 1925a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in humid sub-tropical forest edge.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 70 - 200 meters, 93 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1994-02-24 and 2002-12-11

Type specimens: paratype of Acromyrmex diabolicus: casent0917033; syntype of Acromyrmex crassispinus: casent0909411; syntype of Acromyrmex aspersus insularis: casent0912448; syntype of Acromyrmex crassispinus rusticus: casent0912450; syntype of Acromyrmex diabolicus mediocris: casent0912449; syntype of Acromyrmex hispidus atratus: casent0912446; syntype of Acromyrmex hispidus formosus rufescens: casent0912451; syntype of Acromyrmex nigrosetosa diabolica: casent0912447; syntype of Atta mesonotalis crassispina: casent0904995

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