Eciton vagans mutatum

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Eciton vagans mutatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: E. vagans
Subspecies: E. vagans mutatum
Trinomial name
Eciton vagans mutatum
Borgmeier, 1955

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Costa Rica (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Worker
Queen
Male

Nomenclature

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

  • mutatum. Eciton vagans subsp. mutatum Borgmeier, 1955: 242, pl. 11, fig. 7; pl. 14, fig. 8; pl. 19, fig. 12 (s.w.q.m.) COSTA RICA, PANAMA.
    • Type-material: holotype queen, 1 paratype queen, 8 paratype males, paratype workers (number not stated, “many”).
    • Type-locality: holotype Costa Rica: San José (Schmidt); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depository: MZSP.
    • Subspecies of vagans: Kempf, 1972a: 104; Bolton, 1995b: 185.
    • Distribution: Costa Rica, Panama.

Description

References

  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 242, pl. 11, fig. 7; pl. 14, fig. 8; pl. 19, fig. 12 soldier, worker, queen, male described)