Eciton lugubris

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Eciton lugubris
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Eciton quadriglume)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: Eciton lugubris
Roger, 1863

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Eciton quadriglume.

Nomenclature

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

  • lugubris. Eciton lugubris Roger, 1863a: 203 (w.) BRAZIL. Forel, 1886a: 217 (s.). Junior synonym of quadriglume: Mayr, 1886b: 118.

References

  • Lund, A. W. 1831a. Lettre sur les habitudes de quelques fourmis du Brésil, adressée à M. Audouin. Ann. Sci. Nat. 23: 113-138 (page 121, worker described)
  • Smith, F. 1855c. Descriptions of some species of Brazilian ants belonging to the genera Pseudomyrma, Eciton and Myrmica (with observations on their economy by Mr. H. W. Bates). Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (2) 3: 156-169 (page 160, nomen nudum; Combination in Eciton)
  • Forel, A. 1886a. Einige Ameisen aus Itajahy (Brasilien). Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 7: 210-217 (page 217, soldier described)
  • Mayr, G. 1886b. Ueber Eciton-Labidus. (Schluss). Wien. Entomol. Ztg. 5: 115-122 (page 118, Junior synonym of quadriglume)
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 203, worker described)