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Species: Acropyga decedens   (Mayr, 1887) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Brachymyrmex decedens Mayr, 1887 PDF: 521 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL (Santa Catarina). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of LaPolla, 2004a PDF: 40). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: Santa Catarina (Hetschko). Primary type depository: NHMW. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 5 paralectotype workers, 3 paralectotype queens, 1 paralectotype male. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: LaPolla, 2004a PDF: 40.
[Misspelled as decdens by Borgmeier, 1927c PDF: 137.]
Combination in Rhizomyrma: Emery, 1906c PDF: 184.
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 174; Forel, 1895b PDF: 106; Emery, 1925d PDF: 29; Borgmeier, 1927c PDF: 137; Wheeler, 1935f PDF: 327; Donisthorpe, 1936b PDF: 110 (in list); Weber, 1944b PDF: 92 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 17; Bolton, 1995b: 57; LaPolla, 2004a PDF: 40 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in CloudForest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times LeafLitter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall, 1 times Winkler48h.

Elevations: collected from 400 - 819 meters, 609 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-08-05 00:00:00.0 and 2014-11-07 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Brachymyrmex decedens: casent0915708; paralectotype of Brachymyrmex decedens: casent0915709

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