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Species: Sphinctomyrmex stali   Mayr, 1866 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Sphinctomyrmex stali Mayr, 1866b PDF: 895, pl. 20, fig. 8 (q.) BRAZIL (Rio de Janeiro). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype queen. Type-locality: Brazil: (no further data), no. 165 (F. Sahlberg). Type-depository: NHRS. Type notes: Type-locality Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, after Feitosa et al., 2011 10.1155/2012/342623 PDF: 5. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 16; Forel, 1895b PDF: 116; Emery, 1911e PDF: 7; Borgmeier, 1923: 50; Borgmeier, 1957a PDF: 105; Kempf, 1964e PDF: 47; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 241; Brown, 1975 PDF: 33, 75 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 392; Feitosa et al., 2011 10.1155/2012/342623 PDF: 5 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mayr, G., 1866, Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 16, pp. 885-908

S. StaliHNS nov. spec.

Femina: Long. 5.5 mm. Nitida, ferruginea, modice flavido-pilosa; caput, thorax et petiolus punctis dispersis, impressis, magnis, abdomen punctis talibus, sed minoribus.

Brasilien (Mus. Holm.).

Es ist moeglich, dass diese Art: mit Labidus (Typhlopone) WestwoodiHNS Shuck, synonym sei, doch laesst sich diess aus der Beschreibung nicht erkennen.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Winkler, 2 times Hypogaeic pitfall, 1 times Winkler 4, 1 times Winkler 6.

Elevations: collected from 400 - 761 meters, 675 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1953-01-01 and 2014-05-01

Type specimens:

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