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Species: Acanthostichus truncatus   MacKay, 1996 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Acanthostichus truncatus MacKay, 1996 PDF: 170, fig. 26 (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Colombia: Putumayo, Mocoa, Guzman, 26.iv.1977 (D. Jackson). Type-depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 14 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: BMNH, ICNB, IMLT, INPA, LACM, MACN, MCZC, MIZA, MZSP, NHMB, USNM, WEMC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Palacio, 2019 PDF: 586.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times raiding arboreal termite nest.

Collect Date Range: collected on 1977-04-26

Type specimens: paratype of Acanthostichus truncatus: casent0903670

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