Apterostigma chocoense

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Mera-Rodriguez, et al. (2020) - Triangular propodeal denticles present; ventral profile of gaster convex anteriorly and concave posteriorly; and ventral profile of gaster in lateral view sinuous (Lattke 1997).

Distribution

Mera-Rodriguez, et al. (2020) - Colombia, from the Pacific coast to the Andean region, Costa Rica, French Guiana, and Panama (Brandão 1991; Lattke 1997; Fernández and Sendoya 2004).

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 10.4166379° to 4.886092°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality), Costa Rica, Panama.

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.

  • chocoense. Apterostigma chocoense Lattke, 1997: 148, figs. 8, 18, 28, 29, 40, 51 (w.) COLOMBIA, COSTA RICA.
    • Status as species: Fernández & Serna, 2019: 839.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Franco W., N. Ladino, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Dejean, J. Orivel, M. Fichaux, S. Groc, M. Leponce, and R. M. Feitosa. 2019. First checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of French Guiana. Zootaxa 4674(5): 509-543.
  • Longino J. T., and R. K. Colwell. 2011. Density compensation, species composition, and richness of ants on a neotropical elevational gradient. Ecosphere 2(3): 16pp.
  • Longino J. et al. ADMAC project. Accessed on March 24th 2017 at https://sites.google.com/site/admacsite/