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Species: Acromyrmex fracticornis   (Forel, 1909) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Atta (Moellerius) fracticornis Forel, 1909a PDF: 257 (w.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Paraguay: San Bernardino (Fiebrig). Primary type depositories: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Fowler, 1988b PDF: 286 (m.)
Status as species: Emery, 1924f PDF: 351; Santschi, 1925a PDF: 388 (in key); Kusnezov, 1953c PDF: 338; Kusnezov, 1956a PDF: 34 (in key); Fowler, 1988b PDF: 286; Brandão, 1991 PDF: 323; Bolton, 1995b: 55; Wild, 2007b PDF: 30.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón, Caaguazú, 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

fracticornis (ForelHNS 1909).

Boquerón, Caaguazú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro, “ Paraná R.” (Dept. unknown) (ALWC, IFML, INBP, LACM, MCZC, MHNG MZSP, USNM). Literature records: Central, Cordillera, Concepción, Guairá, Misiones, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro, “Paraguay ”(s. loc.) (Forel 1909, Fowler 1985, Santschi 1925a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Grazed 2nd growth forest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 70 - 2660 meters, 327 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1913-08-12 and 2002-12-11

Type specimens: syntype of Acromyrmex fracticornis: casent0909429, casent0909430; syntype of Acromyrmex fracticornis jorgenseni: casent0909431

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