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Species: Acromyrmex laticeps   (Emery, 1905) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Atta (Acromyrmex) laticeps Emery, 1905f: 50, figs. 16, 17 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Acromyrmex: Emery, 1924f PDF: 349.
Senior synonym of Acromyrmex hortulanus: Gonçalves, 1961 PDF: 144.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Uruguay
  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

Acromyrmex laticeps (EmeryHNS 1905).

Literature records: Central, Cordillera, Misiones, Ñeembucú, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1905, Fowler 1985).

Identity of these records unclear, could pertain to A. laticepsHNS or A. nigrosetosusHNS.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Cerrado.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Epigaeic pitfall, 1 times Baited pitfall, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected at 750 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 2011-01-01 and 2013-04-01

Type specimens: syntype of Acromyrmex laticeps: casent0904998; syntype of Acromyrmex laticeps hortulanus: casent0912456

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