Ectatomma confine

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Ectatomma confine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Ectatomma
Species: E. confine
Binomial name
Ectatomma confine
Mayr, 1870

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 8.982919° to 5.9783°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia (type locality), Honduras, Panama.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • confine. Ectatomma confine Mayr, 1870a: 397 (w.) COLOMBIA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Colombia (“New Granada”): (no further data).
    • Type-depositories: MCZC, NHMW.
    • Combination in Ectatomma (Ectatomma): Mayr, 1887: 539.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 23; Emery, 1911d: 42; Mann, 1916: 406; Borgmeier, 1923: 56; Brown, 1958g: 208, 295; Kempf, 1972a: 104; Kugler, C. & Brown, 1982: 2; Fernández, 1991: 554 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 186; Arias-Penna, 2006: 446; Arias-Penna, 2008b: 61; Feitosa & Prada-Achiardi, 2019: 665.
    • Distribution: Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Description

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Achury R., and A.V. Suarez. 2017. Richness and composition of ground-dwelling ants in tropical rainforest and surrounding landscapes in the Colombian Inter-Andean valley. Neotropical Entomology https://doi.org/10.1007/s13744-017-0565-4
  • Arias-Penna T. M. 2008. Subfamilia Ectatomminae. Pp. 53-107 in: Jiménez, E.; Fernández, F.; Arias, T.M.; Lozano-Zambrano, F. H. (eds.) 2008. Sistemática, biogeografía y conservación de las hormigas cazadoras de Colombia. Bogotá: Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, xiv + 609 pp.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).