Ectatomma edentatum

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Ectatomma edentatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Ectatomma
Species: E. edentatum
Binomial name
Ectatomma edentatum
Roger, 1863

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Ectatomma edentatum for further details


Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • edentatum. Ectatomma edentatum Roger, 1863a: 173 (w.) ARGENTINA. Emery, 1901c: 199 (l.); Almeida, 1987: 175 (q.). Senior synonym of inversa, iris and material of the unavailable name densestriata referred here: Brown, 1958g: 208; senior synonym of macdonaghi, morgani: Kugler, C. & Brown, 1982: 4.
  • iris. Ectatomma edentatum var. iris Forel, 1909a: 253 (w.m.) PARAGUAY. Junior synonym of edentatum: Brown, 1958g: 208.
  • inversa. Ectatomma edentatum st. inversa Santschi, 1912e: 521 (w.) URUGUAY. Junior synonym of edentatum: Brown, 1958g: 208.
  • morgani. Ectatomma morgani Forel, 1912c: 31 (w.) PERU. Junior synonym of edentatum: Kugler, C. & Brown, 1982: 4. See also: Brown, 1958g: 297.
  • macdonaghi. Ectatomma edentatum r. macdonaghi Forel, 1915c: 351 (w.) ARGENTINA. Raised to species: Brown, 1958g: 208. Junior synonym of edentatum: Kugler, C. & Brown, 1982: 4.

Description

References

  • Almeida Filho, A. J. de. 1987a. Descriça~o de seis fêmeas do gênero Ectatomma Smith, 1858 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Ponerinae). An. Soc. Nordestina Zool. 1: 175-183 (page 175, queen described)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 208, Senior synonym of inversa and iris, and material of the unavailable name densestriata referred here)
  • Emery, C. 1901l. Studi sul polimorfismo e la metamorfosi nel genere Dorylus. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)9:183-201 (page 199, larva described)
  • Kugler, C.; Brown, W. L., Jr. 1982. Revisionary and other studies on the ant genus Ectatomma, including the description of two new species. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 24: 1-8 (page 4, Senior synonym of macdonaghi and morgani)
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 173, worker described)