Ectatomma gibbum

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Ectatomma gibbum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Ectatomma
Species: E. gibbum
Binomial name
Ectatomma gibbum
Kugler, C. & Brown, 1982

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 17.4725° to 3.618°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia, Costa Rica (type locality), Honduras, Nicaragua.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • gibbum. Ectatomma gibbum Kugler, C. & Brown, 1982: 4, fig. 1 (w.) COSTA RICA, NICARAGUA, HONDURAS.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 14 paratype workers.
    • Type-locality: holotype worker Costa Rica: Heredia, La Selva Research Station, x.1972 (M. Lloyd); paratypes with same data but “various dates spread through 1972 (M. Lloyd)”, and i.1973 (W.L. Brown).
    • Type-depositories: MCZC (holotype); BMNH, CUIC, MCZC, MNHN, MZSP, USNM (paratypes).
    • Status as species: Brandão, 1991: 341; Bolton, 1995b: 186; Arias-Penna, 2008b: 62; Feitosa & Prada-Achiardi, 2019: 665.
    • Distribution: Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua.

Description

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • INBio Collection (via Gbif)
  • Kugler C., and W. L., Jr., Brown. 1982. Revisionary and other studies on the ant genus Ectatomma, including the description of two new species. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 24: 1-8.
  • Longino J. T. 2013. Ants of Nicargua. Consulted on 18 Jan 2013. https://sites.google.com/site/longinollama/reports/ants-of-nicaragua
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  • Longino J. et al. ADMAC project. Accessed on March 24th 2017 at https://sites.google.com/site/admacsite/
  • Lozano-Zambrano F. H., E. Jimenez, T. M. Arias-Penna, A. M. Arcila, J. Rodriguez, and D. P. Ramirez. 2008. Biogeografía de las hormigas cazadoras de Colombia. Pp. 349-406. 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.
  • Maes, J.-M. and W.P. MacKay. 1993. Catalogo de las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Nicaragua. Revista Nicaraguense de Entomologia 23.
  • Nettel-Hernanz A., J. P. Lachaud, D. Fresneau, R. A. Lopez-Munoz, and C. Poteaux. 2015. Biogeography, cryptic diversity, and queen dimorphism evolution of the Neotropical ant genusEctatommaSmith, 1958 (Formicidae, Ectatomminae). Org Divers Evol DOI 10.1007/s13127-015-0215-9
  • Scott-Santos, C.P., F.A. Esteves, C.R.F. Brandao. 2008. Catalogue of "Poneromorph" ant type specimens (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia 48(11):75-88.