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Species: Atta vollenweideri   Forel, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Atta sexdens r. vollenweideri Forel, 1893h PDF: 588 (s.w.q) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen. Primary type locality: Argentina: (no further data) (Vollenweider). Primary type depository: MHNG. Type notes: Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 374, cites Argentina: Santa Fé, Rosario as type-locality. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as wollenwiederi by Santschi, 1912e PDF: 530; Santschi, 1922c PDF: 363].
Forel, 1912f PDF: 179 (m.)
Combination in Atta (Epiatta): Borgmeier, 1950d PDF: 248.
Subspecies of Atta laevigata: Forel, 1913m PDF: 237, 240; Bruch, 1914 PDF: 216; Bruch, 1915 PDF: 529; Emery, 1924f PDF: 354.
Subspecies of Atta sexdens: Emery, 1913c PDF: 259.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraguay, Boquerón, Central, Concepción, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes

Brasil: Porto Murtinho

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

vollenweideri ForelHNS 1893a.

Boquerón, Pte. Hayes, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, IFML, MCSN, MZSP, USNM). Literature records: Alto Paraguay, Boquerón, Central, Concepción, Itapúa, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes (Borgmeier 1959b, Fowler 1985).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Dry Chaco transition.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 105 - 160 meters, 141 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-10-01 00:00:00.0 and 2002-12-05 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Atta vollenweideri: casent0909442, casent0909443; syntype of Atta vollenweideri tristis: casent0912498; type of Atta sexdens vollenweideri: focol2967, focol2968

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