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Species: Acromyrmex hystrix   (Latreille, 1802) 

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Acromyrmex hystrix ajax

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica hystrix Latreille, 1802a: 230, pl. 10, fig. 61 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1888c PDF: 357 (m.).
Combination in Atta: Haliday, 1836: 328; in Atta (Acromyrmex): Mayr, 1865 PDF: 83; in Acromyrmex: Santschi, 1925a PDF: 357.
Junior synonym of Acromyrmex octospinosus: Emery, 1924f PDF: 350.
Revived from synonymy, revived status as species and senior synonym of Acromyrmex emilii: Santschi, 1925a PDF: 357.
See also: Gonçalves, 1961 PDF: 143.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Acromyrmex hystrix ajax.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, French Guiana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Plateau.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest of Atta hystrix, 1 times Leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall72h.

Elevations: collected at 800 m

Type specimens: syntype of Atta emilii: casent0904992, casent0909412

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