Labidus spininodis

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Labidus spininodis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Labidus
Species: L. spininodis
Binomial name
Labidus spininodis
(Emery, 1890)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica (type locality), Ecuador, Peru.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Baudier et al. (2015) studied thermal tolerances of a variety of army ant workers. Labidus spininodis was one of a number of army ant species sampled with a life history that includes both below and above ground activities.

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • spininodis. Eciton spininode Emery, 1890b: 38 (w.) COSTA RICA. [Also described as new by Emery, 1894k: 45.] Borgmeier, 1955: 118 (s.). Combination in Eciton (Labidus): Emery, 1910b: 23; in Labidus: Borgmeier, 1953: 6.

Description

References

  • Baudier, K. M., A. E. Mudd, S. C. Erickson, and S. O'Donnell. 2015. Microhabitat and body size effects on heat tolerance: implications for responses to climate change (army ants: Formicidae, Ecitoninae). Journal of Animal Ecology. 84:1322-1330. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12388
  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 6, Combination in Labidus)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 118, soldier described)
  • Emery, C. 1890c. Studii sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 22: 38-80 (page 38, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1894l. Estudios sobre las hormigas de Costa Rica. An. Mus. Nac. Costa Rica 1888- 1889: 45-64 (page 45, also described as new)
  • Emery, C. 1910b. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34 (page 23, Combination in Eciton (Labidus))