Wasmannia auropunctata (ant)

Abundance: 0.05 to 89.47% (median 1.60%)

Latitudinal range: -31.3° to 19.6°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (1), temperate wetland (1), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (12), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (12), tropical/subtropical savanna (2), tropical/subtropical wetland (1)

Biogeographic distribution: Neotropic, Central America, South America

Found in 29 samples

Argentina: Iberá lagoon (Winkler)

Brazil: Malafai Farm (grassland), Fazenda Rio Negro, Campo de Provas da Marambaia (FN. 1), Fazenda Someco, Ivinhema (eucalyptus plantation), Campo Experimental Água Boa, Usina São José (Atlantic Forest), Pentecoste (July 2008), Michelin Ecologic Preservation Area (secondary forest, pitfall traps), Michelin Ecologic Preservation Area (rubber tree-cocoa agroforestry, pitfall traps), Instituto Biológico (pitfall traps), Instituto Biológico (leaf litter), Barra do Choça Remnant 1 (Winkler sacks), Barra do Choça Remnant 1 (pitfall traps), Barra do Choça Remnant 2 (Winkler sacks), Barra do Choça Remnant 2 (pitfall traps)

Colombia: Bosque El Hatico, El Cipres (regeneration area), Sachamate, Alejandría

Costa Rica: La Selva Biological Station (Winkler samples), Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (canopy)

Ecuador: Otongachi (leaf litter)

French Guiana: Nouragues Research Station (liana forest)

Guyana: Calm Water Creek

Mexico: Centro de Investigaciones Costeras La Mancha (primary forest)

New Caledonia: Rivière Bleue (1999), Rivière Bleue (2000)

See also Wasmannia, Wasmannia iheringi, Wasmannia JTL-001, Wasmannia scrobifera, Wasmannia sp. 1, Wasmannia sp. 2, Wasmannia sp. 3, Wasmannia sp. 6, Wasmannia williamsoni