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Species: Forelius heyeri   (Forel, 1902) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tapinoma heyeri Forel, 1902f PDF: 296 (footnote), pl. 1, fig. 11 (w.) BRAZIL (Rio Grande do Sul). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 2 syntype workers - 1 designated as lectotype (Guerrero, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.4920.3.8 PDF: 433). Type-locality: Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul, São Leopoldo. Type-depository: MHNG. Type-specimen: lectotype CASENT0909771. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Guerrero, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.4920.3.8 PDF: 433.
Status as species: Emery, 1913a PDF: 41; Borgmeier, 1923: 100; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 247; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 145; Bolton, 1995b: 400; Guerrero, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.4920.3.8 PDF: 433 (diagnosis, redescription).
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Cerrado, 1 times found in urban.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times d' termitennest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected at 212 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 2001-02-19 and 2014-08-01

Type specimens: syntype of Forelius pusillus: casent0911547; syntype of Tapinoma heyeri: casent0909771; syntype of Tapinoma heyeri risii: casent0909772



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