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Species: Temnothorax ixili   (Baroni Urbani, 1978) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptothorax (Macromischa) ixili Baroni Urbani, 1978b PDF: 459, figs. 67, 111 (w.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Guatemala: [intercepted in quarantine: San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] 30.iv.1946, SF 20968, 46-5352, Oncidium sp. Primary type depository: USNM. Primary type specimen: USNMENT00529550 (pin includes teneral gyne which is missing a head). (Source: Prebus, 2021b 10.7717/peerj.11514 PDF: 188.) Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 10 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: 6 paratype workers with same data as holotype; 3 paratype workers (bearing a label reading “PARATYPUS”, but unreported in Baroni Urbani, 1978b PDF), 1 paratype worker [intercepted in quarantine], 6.v.1938, EQR4815, Oncidium sp. Secondary type depositories and specimens: LACM: LACMENT323191; MCZC: MCZ-ENT00581829; NHMB: CASENT0912951; USNM: CASENT0758364. (Source: Prebus, 2021b 10.7717/peerj.11514 PDF: 188.) Type notes: Prebus, 2021b 10.7717/peerj.11514 PDF: 188, reports a teneral queen on the same pin as the holotype, not mentioned by Baroni Urbani, 1978b PDF. Prebus, 2021b 10.7717/peerj.11514 PDF: 188, also records 3 paratypes in LACM, but dated 6.v.1938 (intercepted in quarantine); these were not mentioned as paratypes by Baroni Urbani, 1978b PDF in the original description. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271
Status as species: Brandão, 1991 PDF: 350; Bolton, 1995b: 240; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 262; Prebus, 2021b 10.7717/peerj.11514 PDF: 56 (in key), 188 (diagnosis, redescription).
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Guatemala
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical thorn scrub, 1 times found in stream gully in dry scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times Oneidum sp., 1 times Oncidium sp., 1 times Oncidium, 1 times ex Oneidium sp..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MaxiWinkler, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 475 - 600 meters, 544 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-05-06 00:00:00.0 and 2009-06-28 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: holotype of Leptothorax ixili: usnment00529550; paratype of Temnothorax ixili: casent0912951; paratypes of Leptothorax ixili: casent0758364; paratypes of Temnothorax ixili: lacment323191, mczent00581829



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