Acromyrmex lobicornis ferrugineus

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Acromyrmex lobicornis ferrugineus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. lobicornis
Subspecies: A. lobicornis ferrugineus
Trinomial name
Acromyrmex lobicornis ferrugineus
(Emery, 1905)

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -22.809943° to -34.604°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • ferrugineus. Atta (Acromyrmex) lobicornis var. ferruginea Emery, 1905c: 52 (w.) ARGENTINA (Misiones).
    • [Also noted as new by Emery, 1906c: 166.]
    • Combination in Acromyrmex: Bruch, 1914: 216.
    • Subspecies of lobicornis: Emery, 1906c: 166; Bruch, 1914: 216; Santschi, 1922b: 360; Santschi, 1925a: 390 (in key); Emery, 1924d: 349; Santschi, 1933e: 120; Kempf, 1972a: 13; Bolton, 1995b: 55; Wild, 2007b: 30.

Description

References

  • Bruch, C. 1914. Catálogo sistemático de los formícidos argentinos. Rev. Mus. La Plata 19: 211-234 (page 216, Combination in Acromyrmex)
  • Emery, C. 1905f. Revisione delle specie del genere Atta appartenenti ai sottogeneri Moellerius e Acromyrmex. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (6)2:39-54 (page 52, worker described)