Apterostigma robustum

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Apterostigma robustum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Apterostigma
Species: A. robustum
Binomial name
Apterostigma robustum
Emery, 1896

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica (type locality), French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Peru, Suriname.

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.

  • robustum. Apterostigma robustum Emery, 1896g: 98, pl. 1, fig. 17 (w.) COSTA RICA. Lattke, 1997: 168 (m.). Senior synonym of amiae, branneri, constrictum, tic: Weber, 1958c: 249. See also: Lattke, 1997: 167.
  • branneri. Apterostigma branneri Mann, 1916: 456, pl. 5, fig. 37 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of robustum: Weber, 1958c: 249.
  • amiae. Apterostigma amiae Weber, 1937: 391 (w.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of robustum: Weber, 1958c: 249.
  • constrictum. Apterostigma robustum subsp. constrictum Weber, 1938b: 173 (w.q.m.) BOLIVIA. Junior synonym of robustum: Weber, 1958c: 249.
  • tic. Apterostigma robustum subsp. tic Weber, 1938b: 170, fig. 7 (w.q.m.) COSTA RICA. Junior synonym of robustum: Weber, 1958c: 249.

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)
  • Emery, C. 1896g. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XVII-XXV. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 28: 33-107 (page 98, pl. 1, fig. 17 worker described)
  • Lattke, J. E. 1997. Revisión del género Apterostigma Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Arq. Zool. (São Paulo) 34: 121-221 (page 167, see also)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958d. Synonymies and types of Apterostigma (Hym: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 243-251 (page 249, senior synonym of amiae, branneri, constrictum, jubatum, and tic.)