Apterostigma madidiense

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Apterostigma madidiense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Apterostigma
Species: A. madidiense
Binomial name
Apterostigma madidiense
Weber, 1938

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia (type locality), Peru.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • madidiense. Apterostigma madidiense Weber, 1938b: 179 (w.q.m.) BOLIVIA. See also: Lattke, 1997: 160.



  • n = 23, karyotype = 14M+20SM+10ST+2A (Brazil) (Barros et al., 2013).


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 74, catalogue)
  • Lattke, J. E. 1997. Revisión del género Apterostigma Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Arq. Zool. (São Paulo) 34: 121-221 (page 160, see also)
  • Weber, N. A. 1938b. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part IV. Additional new forms. Part V. The Attini of Bolivia. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 9: 154-206 (page 179, worker, queen, male described)