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Species: Gnamptogenys moelleri   (Forel, 1912) 

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

Holcoponera moelleri Forel, 1912d PDF: 34 (w.q.) BRAZIL (Santa Catarina). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Brazil: Santa Catarina, Blumenau (Moeller). Type-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g PDF: 228.
Senior synonym of Gnamptogenys teffensis concinna (Santschi, 1929): Lattke, 1995 PDF: 176; Wild, 2007b PDF: 27; Lattke et al., 2007 PDF: 258 (in key); Lattke et al., 2008 PDF: 93.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón, Caaguazú, Central, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí

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

moelleri (ForelHNS 1912a).

Boquerón, Caaguazú, Central, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí (ALWC, BMNH, MHNG). Literature records: Ñeembucú (Lattke 1995).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in secondary lowland rainforest, 2 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in rock savana, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in Bamboo forest, 1 times found in CloudForest, 1 times found in Dry Chaco, 1 times found in forest fragment, 1 times found in lowland wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times at bait, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times on bromeliads, 1 times ex sifted litter, 1 times Ticoporo Forest Reserve. Dense second growth with few larger trees. Night collec, 1 times tall forest, high leaf litter decomposition, 1 times Sifted litter, 1 times Populous nest in abandoned termite nest on ground between buttresses, 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground forager, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 5 times Winkler, 2 times baiting, 1 times Pitfall72h, 1 times litter sample.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 650 meters, 291 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1971-07-21 and 2018-08-30

Type specimens: syntype of Gnamptogenys moelleri: casent0907171; syntype of Holcoponera moelleri splendens: casent0915119; syntype of Holcoponera teffensis concinna: casent0915127



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