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Species: Oxyepoecus reticulatus   Kempf, 1974 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Oxyepoecus reticulatus Kempf, 1974b PDF: 502, figs. 23-26 (w.q.) BRAZIL (Santa Catarina). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Brazil: Santa Catarina, Nova Teutonia, viii.1952 (F. Plaumann). Type-depository: MZSP. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 102 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen. Paratype-locality: 38 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 12 paratype workers Santa Catarina, Chapecó, v.1957, vi.1960, vii.1960 (F. Plaumann), 1 paratype worker Santa Catarina, Concordia, vii.1958 (F. Plaumann), 25 paratype workers Santa Catarina, Linha Facão, v.1957 (F. Plaumann), 1 paratype worker Santa Catarina, Paso Bormann, xii.1957 (F. Plaumann), 2 paratype workers Brazil: Paraná, Guaragi, v.1964 (F. Plaumann), 1 paratype worker Paraná, Rio Azul, 1000 m., x.1959 (F. Plaumann), 2 paratype workers Paraná, Rolandia, 6.iv.1955 (W.W. Kempf), 1 paratype queen Paraná, Mariópolis (F. Plaumann), 15 paratype workers Brazil: São Paulo, Agudos, 22.iii.1955, 17.iv.1955, 4.i.1956, 8.i.1956 (W.W. Kempf), 1 paratype worker São Paulo, Agudos, xi.1959 (C. Gilbert), 1 paratype worker São Paulo, Campos de Jordão, 16.x.1956 (W.W. Kempf), 3 paratype workers São Paulo, Camino do Mar, meio da Serra, 8.viii.1960 (W.W. Kempf). Paratype-depository: MZSP. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Itapúa

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Oxyepoecus reticulatus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 34, (download) 34 21367
Oxyepoecus reticulatus   Albuquerque, N. L. de & Brandão, C. R. F., 2009, A revision of the Neotropical Solenopsidini ant genus Oxyepoecus Santschi, 1926 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). 2. Final. Key for species and revision of the rastratus species-group., Papeis Avulsos do Departamento de Zoologia 49, pp. 289-309: 303-304, (download) 303-304 22888

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Soil - litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Winkler sample, 2 times winkler, 1 times Baited pitfall, 1 times Epigaeic pitfall, 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall, 1 times Hypogaeic winkler samp. (soil from 0-5 cm), 1 times Winkler of rotten log on ground, 1 times Aerial Malaise – shrub layer (0.7-1.2 m).

Elevations: collected from 180 - 1800 meters, 1027 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1952-01-01 and 2016-12-13

Type specimens: paratype of Oxyepoecus reticulatus: casent0911212; paratype of Oxyepoecus reticulatus: casent0913871

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