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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. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  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 Winkler of rotten log on ground, 1 times Aerial Malaise – shrub layer (0.7-1.2 m), 1 times Baited pitfall, 1 times Epigaeic pitfall, 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall, 1 times Hypogaeic winkler samp. (soil from 0-5 cm).

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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