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Species: Apterostigma steigeri   Santschi, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Apterostigma steigeri Santschi, 1911b PDF: 52, figs. 1-3 (w.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1912e PDF: 529 (q.).
Senior synonym of Apterostigma affinis: Lattke, 1997 PDF: 171.
Senior synonym of Apterostigma luederwaldti: Lattke, 1997 PDF: 171.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Central

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

steigeri SantschiHNS 1911.

Central (NHMB). Literature records: Central (Santschi 1922a [as “ affinisHNS ”]).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in forest zone.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times roadside bank.

Collect Date Range: collected on 1971-05-09

Type specimens: syntype of Apterostigma steigeri: casent0912488; syntype of Apterostigma affinis: casent0912485; syntype of Apterostigma luederwaldti: casent0912487

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