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Species: Acanthostichus serratulus   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Typhlopone serratula Smith, 1858a PDF: 111 (w.) BRAZIL (Amazonas). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of MacKay, 1996 PDF: 166). Type-locality: Brazil: Villa Nova, “55/44” (H.W. Bates). Type-depository: BMNH. Type notes: BMNH Accessions Register has: “1855 no. 44 (June 22nd). Amazon. Villa Nova. Bought of Stevens. Collected by Mr Bates.” Bolton (unpublished 1970s notes on Smith types) commented, “One worker syntype in BMNH. The specimen is marked syntype as obviously two workers were originally mounted on the card, but one has long ago fallen off and cannot now be found”. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: MacKay, 1996 PDF: 166.
Mayr, 1887 PDF: 551 (m.); Emery, 1899f: 6 (l.).
Combination in Acanthostichus: Mayr, 1887 PDF: 551.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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

serratulus (F. SmithHNS 1858).

Literature records: Cordillera, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1894d, Forel 1895, Forel 1906).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected between 1927-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 1994-01-22 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Acanthostichus serratulus: casent0903667

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