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Species: Pachycondyla striata   Smith, 1858 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pachycondyla striata Smith, 1858a PDF: 106 (w.) BRAZIL (Rio de Janeiro). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 6 syntype workers. Type-locality: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, “Rio 57/63” (H. Clark). Type-depositories BMNH, OXUM. Type notes: 5 worker syntypes BMNH and 1 worker syntype OXUM. BMNH Accessions Register has: “1857 no. 63 (June 22). Province of Rio. Presented by Rev. Hamlet Clark.” Three more workers in BMNH are mounted in the same way as the syntypes but have passed through the Farren White collection and had their data labels altered to read “Rio. H. Clark.” These are probably also syntypes. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Roger, 1861a PDF: 6; Mayr, 1862 PDF: 720; Roger, 1863b PDF: 18; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 439; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 65; Emery, 1878a PDF: ix (in list); Emery, 1888c PDF: 353; Emery, 1890b PDF: 71 (in key); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 35; von Jhering, 1894 PDF: 380; Forel, 1895b PDF: 115; Emery, 1896h PDF: 625; Emery, 1906c PDF: 114; Forel, 1906d PDF: 249; Forel, 1907d PDF: 6; Forel, 1907h PDF: 1; Forel, 1908 PDF: 345; Emery, 1911e PDF: 75; Forel, 1911g PDF: 254; Bruch, 1914 PDF: 214; Santschi, 1916e PDF: 366; Gallardo, 1918c PDF: 62 (redescription); Luederwaldt, 1918 PDF: 35; Santschi, 1919f PDF: 39; Santschi, 1921g PDF: 86; Borgmeier, 1923: 70; Wheeler, 1925a PDF: 5; Santschi, 1929d PDF: 276; Eidmann, 1936a PDF: 34; Kusnezov, 1953c PDF: 336; Kempf, 1961e PDF: 201; Kempf, 1964e PDF: 52 (in key); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 175; Kempf & Lenko, 1976 PDF: 52; Zolessi et al., 1988: 2; Bolton, 1995b: 310; Wild, 2003 PDF: 15; Wild, 2007b PDF: 40; MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 527 (redescription); Bezděčková et al., 2015 PDF: 124; Feitosa, 2015c: 99.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Southern Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina; Paraguay: Amambay, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Cordillera, Guairá, Itapúa, Misiones, Paraguarí, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pachycondyla striata   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 720, (download) 720 4445
Pachycondyla striata   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 40, (download) 40 21367
Pachycondyla striata   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 106, (download) 106 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in Cerrado, 1 times found in river forest, 0 times found in Mata seca, 2 times found in Mata Atlântica, 0 times found in Mata Ciliar (solo), 2 times found in Floresta est. Semidecidual, 1 times found in in dense forest, tropical rain forest, 1 times found in bosque alto, 1 times found in bosque medio, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times Clearing, 1 times red clay soil, 1 times pitfall trap in dense forest, 0 times Pasture, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times dense forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Epigaeic pitfall, 2 times FIT, 2 times Pitfall, 3 times direct collection, 1 times malaise trap, 2 times Manual sampling, 1 times pitfall|18 hour traps, 1 times Sifted litter, 1 times 18 hr pitfall traps, 0 times Winkler, 1 times Baited pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 150 - 1350 meters, 508 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-12-31 00:00:00.0 and 2015-01-30 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Pachycondyla striata: casent0901359, casent0902514; syntype of Pachycondyla striata nitidiventris: casent0915275

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