Prionopelta dubia

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Prionopelta dubia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Prionopelta
Species: P. dubia
Binomial name
Prionopelta dubia
Ladino & Feitosa, 2020

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Belize, Bolivia (type locality), Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • dubia. Prionopelta dubia Ladino & Feitosa, 2020: 226, figs. 18-21, 35A (w.q.m.) BOLIVIA, BELIZE, BRAZIL, COLOMBIA, COSTA RICA, ECUADOR, FRENCH GUIANA, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, MEXICO, NICARAGUA, PANAMA, PERU, SURINAME, VENEZUELA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 6 paratype workers.
    • Type-locality: holotype Bolivia: Beni, Est. Biol. Beni, 42 km. E San Borja, 210 m., 14°48’S, 66°23’W, 5.ix.1987, #9085-20, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), tropical moist forest #9085-1 (P.S. Ward); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depositories: DZUP (holotype); CASC, DZUP, USNM (paratypes).
    • Distribution: Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela.

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