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Species: Apterostigma megacephala   Lattke, 1999 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Apterostigma megacephala Lattke, 1999b PDF: 2, figs. 1, 2 (w.) PERU. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Peru: Madre de Dios, Cuzco Amazónico, 15 km. NE Puerto Maldonado, Rio Tambopata, 200 m.,, CA-357, Plot 1E 24 (S.P. Cover & J.E. Tobin). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 3 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: 1 paratype worker Peru: Madre de Dios, Estación Pakitza-Manu, 13-17.ii.1992 (R. Combra & D. Quintero), 1 paratype worker Madre de Dios, Manu Reserve Zone, Pakitza Station, x.1988 (J. Tobin), 1 paratype worker Colombia: Meta, Parque Natural Nacional La Macarena, ix.1990 (M.T. Barreto). Secondary type depositories: CPDC, ICNB, MIZA. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in forest edge, 1 times found in TerraFirme.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times in ground, 1 times LeafLitter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times hand collection, 1 times Pitfall72h.

Elevations: collected from 355 - 684 meters, 609 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2010-04-02 00:00:00.0 and 2017-09-23 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Nontype: casent0745127, casent0745128, casent0745137, casent0745138

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