Acromyrmex hispidus fallax

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Acromyrmex hispidus fallax
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. hispidus
Subspecies: A. hispidus fallax
Trinomial name
Acromyrmex hispidus fallax
Santschi, 1925

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -22.4149° to -31.632389°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Brazil, Paraguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • fallax. Acromyrmex hispidus var. fallax Santschi, 1925a: 377 (w.) ARGENTINA (Formosa, Santa Fe), BRAZIL (Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina).
    • Subspecies of hispidus: Borgmeier, 1927c: 132; Santschi, 1933e: 120; Gonçalves, 1961: 142; Kempf, 1972a: 12; Brandão, 1991: 323; Bolton, 1995b: 55; Wild, 2007b: 30.

Description

References

  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1961. O genero Acromyrmex no Brasil (Hym. Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 4: 113-180 (page 142, subspecies of hispidus)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 12, subspecies of hispidus)
  • Santschi, F. 1925a. Revision du genre Acromyrmex Mayr. Rev. Suisse Zool. 31: 355-398 (page 377, worker described)