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Species: Megalomyrmex balzani   Emery, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Megalomyrmex balzani Emery, 1894d PDF: 153 (w.) BOLIVIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Viehmeyer, 1922 PDF: 209 (m.).
Senior synonym of Megalomyrmex duckei: Brandão, 1990b PDF: 431.
See also: Wheeler, 1925a: 29.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Bamboo forest, 1 times found in Plateau.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Leaf litter, 1 times ground forager, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times cole cao campos seabra.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times winkler, 1 times Winkler48h.

Elevations: collected from 272 - 1600 meters, 830 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Megalomyrmex balzani: casent0904609; syntype of Megalomyrmex duckei: casent0908784; type of Megalomyrmex balzani: focol1754, focol1755, focol1756

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