Eciton burchellii cupiens

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Eciton burchellii cupiens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: E. burchellii
Subspecies: E. burchellii cupiens
Trinomial name
Eciton burchellii cupiens
Santschi, 1923

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Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana (type locality), Guyana, Peru, Suriname.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker
Queen
Male

Nomenclature

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

  • cupiens. Eciton burchelli st. cupiens Santschi, 1923c: 249 (m.) FRENCH GUIANA. Wheeler, W.M. 1921d: 293 (s.w.q.) [as burchellii; see Borgmeier, 1955: 178]. Senior synonym of jeanae: Borgmeier, 1955: 178.
  • jeanae. Eciton burchelli subsp. jeanae Weber, 1941c: 329 (s.w.q.) GUYANA. Weber, 1943a: 89 (q.). Junior synonym of cupiens: Borgmeier, 1955: 178.

Description

References

  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 178, Senior synonym of jeanae)
  • Santschi, F. 1923c. Solenopsis et autres fourmis néotropicales. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 245-273 (page 249, male described )
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921d. Observations on army ants in British Guiana. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 56: 291-328 (page 293, soldier, worker, queen described [as burchellii; see Borgmeier, 1955b: 178])