Eciton mexicanum moralum

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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: French Guiana (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • moralum. Eciton (Eciton) latidens var. moralus Santschi, 1923g: 1259 (m.) FRENCH GUIANA. Raised to species: Borgmeier, 1953: 13. Currently subspecies of mexicanum: Borgmeier, 1955: 250 [misspelled as morulum].



  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 13, Raised to species)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 250, Subspecies of mexicanum)
  • Santschi, F. 1923g. Descriptions de quelques nouvelles fourmis du Brésil. Rev. Mus. Paul. 1 13: 1255-1264 (page 1259, male described)