Apterostigma carinatum

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Apterostigma carinatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Apterostigma
Species: A. carinatum
Binomial name
Apterostigma carinatum
Lattke, 1997

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Mera-Rodriguez, et al. (2020) - Frontal lobe in full-face view either convex or triangular, with rounded apex; anterior margin of clypeus in full-face view convex, with shiny cuticular strip; dorsal mesosomal carina present, in lateral view low and uniform; petiole in lateral view elongate; dorsal and ventral curvatures of gaster in lateral view similar in size; lateral carina of gaster inconspicuous; and metacoxa with dorsoposterior keel (Lattke 1997).

Distribution

Mera-Rodriguez, et al. (2020) - Known from Ecuador, the Pacific coast of Colombia, and a record from Vaupés that shows its range includes the Amazonian region of Colombia (Lattke 1997; Solar et al. 2016).

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 3.996389° to -2.9667°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • carinatum. Apterostigma carinatum Lattke, 1997: 145, figs. 120, 143, 190, 191 (w.q.m.) COLOMBIA.
    • Status as species: Fernández & Serna, 2019: 839.

Description

References

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