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Genus: Acanthognathus   Mayr, 1887 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 7 valid species

Fossil: 1 valid species

Acanthognathus Mayr, 1887 PDF: 567 (diagnosis in key), 578. Type-species: Acanthognathus ocellatus, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Acanthognathus as genus: all authors.
Genus Acanthognathus references
Emery, 1924f PDF: 317 (diagnosis); Smith, 1944c PDF: 150 (all species key); Brown & Kempf, 1969 PDF: 89 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bolton, 1994: 106 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1047 (census); Gronenberg et al., 1998: 227 (mandible mechanism); Bolton, 1999 PDF: 1650 (diagnosis, review of genus, phylogeny); Bolton, 2000: 15 (diagnosis, species synopsis); Galvis & Fernández, 2009 PDF: 247 (all species key); Baccaro et al., 2015 10.5281/zenodo.32912 PDF: 204 (genus in Brazil); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 182 (brief male diagnosis); Fernández & Serna, 2019 PDF: 831 (Colombia species key).
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

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