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Species: Dinoponera australis   Emery, 1901 

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Dinoponera grandis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Dinoponera grandis subsp. australis Emery, 1901b PDF: 48 (w.) BRAZIL (São Paulo). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Borgmeier, 1937b PDF: 227 (in text)). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: São Paulo, Avanhandava (no collector’s name) (by restriction of Borgmeier, 1937b PDF: 227). Primary type depository: MZSP. Secondary type information: Secondary type depository: MSNG (paralectotypes). Type notes: Lenhart et al., 2013 PDF: 135, record 5 syntypes from the type-locality; other syntypes are from Argentina: Misiones, 1881 (Berg), Misiones, Giabibiri, iii.1884 (G. Bove), and Paraguay: Rio Apa (Balzan). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Borgmeier, 1937b PDF: 227 (in text).
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Canindeyú, Concepción, Guairá, Itapúa

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

australis EmeryHNS 1901.

Amambay, Canindeyú, Concepción, Guairá, Itapúa, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, INBP, LACM, MZSP, NHMB, NHMW). Literature records: Concepción, Itapúa, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Borgmeier 1937, Emery 1896b, Emery 1901b, Forel 1907d, Santschi 1929a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Decidual Forest, 1 times found in river forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection, 1 times FIT, 1 times Manual.

Elevations: collected from 180 - 522 meters, 297 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1919-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2011-01-01 00:00:00.0

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