Eciton lucanoides conquistador

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Eciton lucanoides conquistador
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: E. lucanoides
Subspecies: E. lucanoides conquistador
Trinomial name
Eciton lucanoides conquistador
Weber, 1949



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Panama (type locality).

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.

  • conquistador. Eciton (Eciton) conquistador Weber, 1949c: 3, figs. 1-7 (s.w.l.) PANAMA. Reichensperger, 1934: 240 (q.). Currently subspecies of lucanoides: Borgmeier, 1955: 264.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 264, Subspecies of lucanoides)
  • Reichensperger, A. 1934. Beitrag zur Kenntnis von Eciton lucanoides Em. Zool. Anz. 106: 240-245 (page 240, queen described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1949d. A new Panama Eciton (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Am. Mus. Novit. 1441: 1-8 (page 3, figs. 1-7 soldier, worker, larva described)