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Species: Anochetus neglectus   Emery, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Anochetus mayri subsp. neglectus Emery, 1894d PDF: 188 (w.q.) BRAZIL (Mato Grosso). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 1 syntype worker, 1 syntype queen. Type-locality: Brazil: Mato grosso (no further data). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Material of the unavailable name Anochetus mayri neglectus nobilis referred here by Brown, 1978c PDF: 558; Brandão, 1991 PDF: 325; Bolton, 1995b: 65.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Itapúa, Pte. Hayes

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

neglectus EmeryHNS 1894a.

Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Itapúa, Pte. Hayes (ALWC, BMNH, INBP, LACM, MHNG).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in Yard in the urban area, 1 times found in forest patch – grasslands matrix, 0 times found in Mata Ciliar (solo), 1 times found in park/garden, 1 times found in shaded lawn.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Pasture, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times ground, 1 times ex surface of pool.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Suspended pitfall (4m) under light, 2 times Epigaeic pitfall, 1 times Baited pitfall, 1 times direct collection, 1 times In Syntermes nest, 1 times Manual sampling, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1099 meters, 774 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1899-05-26 00:00:00.0 and 2016-07-18 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Anochetus australis: casent0903989; syntype of Anochetus mayri neglectus: casent0903988; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Anochetus mayri neglectus nobilis: casent0915162

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