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Species: Dinoponera australis   Emery, 1901 

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See Also:

Dinoponera australis bucki, Dinoponera australis nigricolor

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Dinoponera grandis subsp. australis Emery, 1901b PDF: 48 (w.) BRAZIL (São Paulo). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Brazil: São Paulo, Avanhandava (no collector’s name) (by restriction of Borgmeier, 1937b PDF: 227). Type-depository: MSNG. Type notes: Lenhart et al., 2013 PDF: 135, record 5 syntypes from the type-locality; other syntypes are from Argentina: Misiones, 1881 (Berg), Misiones, Giabibiri, iii.1884 (G. Bove), and Paraguay: Rio Apa (Balzan). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Canindeyú, Concepción, Guairá, Itapúa

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

australis EmeryHNS 1901.

Amambay, Canindeyú, Concepción, Guairá, Itapúa, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, INBP, LACM, MZSP, NHMB, NHMW). Literature records: Concepción, Itapúa, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Borgmeier 1937, Emery 1896b, Emery 1901b, Forel 1907d, Santschi 1929a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Floresta semi-decídua, 0 times found in Cerrado, 0 times found in Mata Ciliar, 1 times found in pastizal con suelo saturado, 1 times found in river forest, 1 times found in Decidual Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection, 0 times Hypogaeic pitfall, 1 times Hand, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Manual, 1 times FIT.

Elevations: collected from 180 - 522 meters, 297 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1919-01-01 and 2017-01-03

Type specimens:

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