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Species: Hylomyrma balzani   (Emery, 1894) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium balzani Emery, 1894d PDF: 165 (w.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Ulysséa & Brandão, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5055.1.1 PDF: 22). Primary type locality: lectotype Paraguay: Asunción (Balzan). Primary type depository: MSNG. Primary type specimen: CASENT0904862 (lectotype). Type notes: Species originally described from syntype workers (number not stated). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lundella: Emery, 1915g PDF: 191.
Combination in Hylomyrma: Kempf, 1960f PDF: 434.
Status as species: Emery, 1924f PDF: 292; Santschi, 1933f PDF: 117; Kempf, 1960f PDF: 434 (redescription); Kempf, 1964e PDF: 55 (in key); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 118; Kempf, 1973b PDF: 230 (redescription); Kutter, 1977a PDF: 88; Bolton, 1995b: 213; Wild, 2007b PDF: 33; Pierce et al., 2017 PDF: 137; Ulysséa & Brandão, 2021 10.11646/zootaxa.5055.1.1 PDF: 22 (diagnosis, redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, 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

balzani (EmeryHNS 1894a).

Alto Paraná, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Itapúa (ALWC, BMNH, LACM, MCSN, MHNG). Literature records: Central (Emery 1894a).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 21 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in bosque alto, 1 times found in forest, Floresta Atlântica Estacional Semidecidual.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Epigaeic pitfall, 5 times Winkler, 3 times Baited pitfall, 2 times Berlese, 2 times Pitfall, 2 times Winkler of rotten log, 1 times Berlesate of colonized litter bags (previously sterilized), 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 170 - 761 meters, 589 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1992-01-24 00:00:00.0 and 2016-10-25 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Hylomyrma balzani: casent0904862

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