Apterostigma epinotale

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Apterostigma epinotale
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Apterostigma
Species: A. epinotale
Binomial name
Apterostigma epinotale
Weber, 1937

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Ecuador, Guyana (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • epinotale. Apterostigma epinotale Weber, 1937: 390, fig. 6 (w.) GUYANA. Weber, 1946b: 135 (q.m.). See also: Lattke, 1997: 154.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 74, catalogue)
  • Lattke, J. E. 1997. Revisión del género Apterostigma Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Arq. Zool. (São Paulo) 34: 121-221 (page 154, see also)
  • Weber, N. A. 1937. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part l. New forms. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 7: 378-409 (page 390, fig. 6 worker described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1946c. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part IX. The British Guiana species. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 17: 114-172 (page 135, queen, male described)