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===Distribution based on [[:Category:Regional Taxon List|Regional Taxon Lists]]===
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'''[[:Category:Neotropical Region|Neotropical Region]]''': [[Bolivia]] {{SmallFont|([[type locality]])}}, [[Brazil]], [[Colombia]], [[Peru]].<br />
'''[[:Category:Neotropical Region|Neotropical Region]]''': [[Bolivia]] {{SmallFont|([[type locality]])}}, [[Brazil]], [[Colombia]], [[Costa Rica]], [[Panama]], [[Peru]], [[Venezuela]].<br />

Latest revision as of 21:04, 5 November 2021

Apterostigma manni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Apterostigma
Species: A. manni
Binomial name
Apterostigma manni
Weber, 1938

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Specimen Labels


Mera-Rodriguez, et al. (2020) - Eyes reniform; mesopleural carina well-developed and lamelliform; postpetiole usually with ventral lamelliform longitudinal carina; body yellowish or light brown; and abdominal sternite IV with anteromedian transverse carina (Lattke 1997).


Mera-Rodriguez, et al. (2020) - Southern Central America (Costa Rica and Panama), northwestern South America (Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela), and in the Brazilian states of Bahia and Minas Gerais (Lattke 1997; Fernández and Sendoya 2004).

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 9.129° to -22.70361111°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia (type locality), Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • manni. Apterostigma manni Weber, 1938b: 176, fig. 11 (w.) BOLIVIA.
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 24; Bolton, 1995b: 74; Lattke, 1997: 161 (redescription); Guénard & Economo, 2015: 227; Fernández & Serna, 2019: 839.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dias N. S., R. Zanetti, M. S. Santos, J. Louzada, and J. H. C. Delabie. 2008. Interaction between forest fragments and adjacent coffee and pasture agroecosystems: responses of the ant communities (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Iheringia, Sér. Zool., Porto Alegre, 98(1): 136-142.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Kusnezov N. 1953. La fauna mirmecológica de Bolivia. Folia Universitaria. Cochabamba 6: 211-229.
  • Lattke J. E. 1997. Revisión del género Apterostigma Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Arquivos do Instituto Biológico (São Paulo) 34: 121-221
  • Mayhe-Nunes A. J., and K. Jaffe. 1998. On the biogeography of attini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ecotropicos 11(1): 45-54.
  • Santos M. S., J. N. C. Louzada, N. Dias, R. Zanetti, J. H. C. Delabie, and I. C. Nascimento. 2006. Litter ants richness (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in remnants of a semi-deciduous forest in the Atlantic rain forest, Alto do Rio Grande region, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Iheringia, Sér. Zool., Porto Alegre, 96(1): 95-101.
  • Silvestre R., M. F. Demetrio, and J. H. C. Delabie. 2012. Community Structure of Leaf-Litter Ants in a Neotropical Dry Forest: A Biogeographic Approach to Explain Betadiversity. Psyche doi:10.1155/2012/306925
  • Sosa-Calvo J., F. Fernandez, and T. R. Schultz. 2018. Phylogeny and evolution of the cryptic fungus-farming ant genus Myrmicocrypta F. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) inferred from multilocus data. Systematic Entomology DOI: 10.1111/syen.12313
  • Villesen, P., U. Mueller, T.R. Schultz, R.M.M. Adams and A.C. Bouck. Evolution of Ant-Cultivar Specialization and Cultivar Switching in Apterostigma Fungus-Growing Ants. Evolution 58(10):2252-2265
  • Weber N. A. 1938. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part IV. Additional new forms. Part V. The Attini of Bolivia. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 9: 154-206.