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Species: Acromyrmex rugosus   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Oecodoma rugosa Smith, 1858a PDF: 186 (q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype queen. Primary type locality: Brazil: (no further data). Primary type depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1904d PDF: 33 (w.); Emery, 1905f: 109 (m.)
Combination in Atta: Roger, 1863b PDF: 35.
Combination in Atta (Acromyrmex): Forel, 1893h PDF: 590.
Combination in Acromyrmex: Emery, 1924f PDF: 348.
Senior synonym of Acromyrmex pallida (Smith, 1858): Forel, 1893h PDF: 590 (in text); Forel, 1908a PDF: 69; Emery, 1924f PDF: 348; Gonçalves, 1961 PDF: 159; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 14; Bolton, 1995b: 57.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Misiones, Paraguarí

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

rugosus (F. SmithHNS 1858).

Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, INBP, IFML, LACM, MCSN, MHNG MZSP, NHMB, USNM). Literature records: Alto Paraná, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Misiones, Paraguarí, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1905, Fowler 1985, Santschi 1925a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Dry Chaco, scrub forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times foraging ants.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection, 1 times Manual sampling.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 450 meters, 208 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1927-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2013-01-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Acromyrmex rugosus: casent0900495; Holotype of Oecodoma pallida: casent0900494; syntype of Acromyrmex rugosus bigener: casent0912470; syntype of Acromyrmex rugosus vestitus: casent0912471

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