Ants from the Paraguayan dry Chaco

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Reference collection of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Paraguayan dry Chaco, collected along an aridity gradient between 2001 and 2004. Overall, 1280 samples were carried out allowing to collect 50,552 individuals corresponding to 38 genera and 212 species or morphospecies.

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Geographic Coverage

Paraguayan dry Chaco

Bounding Coordinates South West [-27.684, -63.457], North East [-18.73, -54.229]

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