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Species: Acanthoponera minor   (Forel, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Ectatomma (Acanthoponera) mucronatum var. minor Forel, 1899b PDF: 9 (w.) MEXICO (Tabasco). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Mexico: Tabasco, Teapa (H.H. Smith). Primary type depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Acanthoponera minor Emery, 1896g PDF: 33. Nomen nudum (attributed to Forel).]
Combination in Acanthoponera: Emery, 1911e PDF: 36
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 118 times found in montane wet forest, 18 times found in rainforest, 17 times found in mature wet forest, 12 times found in wet forest, 3 times found in CCL 400 m, 7 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, isolated peak with oak trees, 4 times found in CCL 840M, 5 times found in lowland rainforest, 6 times found in lowland wet forest, 6 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 57 times Sobre Vegetacion, 29 times ex sifted leaf litter, 18 times beating vegetation, 10 times beating veg., 7 times Malaise trap, 6 times strays, 4 times bajo de M/20, 3 times bajo de M/17, 4 times nocturnal strays, 5 times flight intercept trap, 4 times bajo de M/16, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 58 times Sweeping, 41 times Malaise, 36 times flight intercept trap, 27 times Fogging, 28 times Beating, 27 times MiniWinkler, 25 times search, 4 times Pitfall, 3 times Mini Winkler, 2 times Pan Trap, 1 times Red de golpeo, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1350 meters, 482 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1955-02-23 00:00:00.0 and 2016-06-09 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Acanthoponera crassa: castype06888

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