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Species: Tapinoma atriceps   Emery, 1888 

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Tapinoma atriceps breviscapum

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Tapinoma atriceps Emery, 1888c PDF: 363 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. 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: Canindeyú

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Tapinoma atriceps   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 25, (download) 25 21367
Tapinoma atriceps   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 171, (download) 171 4001

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth wet forest, 1 times found in bosque alto, 1 times found in tropical moist forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in dead stick, 1 times ex dead twig.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times malaise trap, 2 times direct collection, 1 times Malaise 4, 1 times search, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 25 - 1180 meters, 282 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-12-28 and 2017-10-28

Type specimens: syntype of Tapinoma atriceps: casent0904029

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