Holcoponera dichotoma

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Holcoponera dichotoma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Holcoponera
Species: H. dichotoma
Binomial name
Holcoponera dichotoma
(Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E., 2008)

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Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • dichotoma. Gnamptogenys dichotoma Mackay & Mackay, in Lattke, et al. 2008: 84, fig. 71 (w.) COLOMBIA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Colombia: Valle del Cauca, bosque Yotoco, 1557 m., 23.vi.1989, #11606 (W.P. Mackay.
    • Type-depository: MCZC.
    • Combination in Holcoponera: Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 11.
    • Status as species: Feitosa & Prada-Achiardi, 2019: 671; Camacho, et al. 2020: 454 (in key); Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 11.
    • Distribution: Colombia.


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