Eciton quadriglume

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Eciton quadriglume
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: E. quadriglume
Binomial name
Eciton quadriglume
(Haliday, 1836)

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Synonyms
Evolutionary Relationships
Eciton


Eciton dulcium





Eciton vagans




Eciton quadriglume



Eciton rapax








Eciton mexicanum




Eciton lucanoides




Eciton burchellii




Eciton drepanophorum



Eciton hamatum







Based on Winston et al., 2016. The species Eciton jansoni, Eciton quadriglume, Eciton setigaster and Eciton uncinatum were not included in this study.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality), Paraguay, Peru.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Association with Other Organisms

  • This species is a host for the diapriid wasp Doliopria collegii (a parasite) in Argentina (Loiacono, 2013; Gonzalez et al., 2016).
  • This species is a host for the diapriid wasp Szelenyiopria reichenspergeri (a parasite) in Argentina (Loiacono, 2013; Gonzalez et al., 2016).
  • This species is a host for the eucharitid wasp Orasema rapo (a parasite) (Heraty, 1990; Baker et al., 2019; Universal Chalcidoidea Database) (primary host; questionable, needs confirmation).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • quadriglume. Atta quadriglumis Haliday, 1836: 328 (w.) BRAZIL (Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro (Graves) (by restriction of Borgmeier, 1955: 196).
    • [Note: Haliday also recorded syntypes from Brazil: Santa Catarina (Graves).]
    • Type-depository: unknown.
    • [Note: type-material not in BMNH; Borgmeier, 1955: 196, reports that some Haliday material may be in Ireland: Dublin (datum from Horn & Kahle, 1935: 103).]
    • [Misspelled as quadrigme by Palacio, 1999: 151 (in key).]
    • Mayr, 1886b: 122 (s.); Emery, 1896g: 38 (m.); Reichensperger, 1924: 203 (q.).
    • Combination in Eciton: Smith, F. 1858b: 151;
    • combination in E. (Eciton): Emery, 1910b: 21.
    • Junior synonym of rapax: Smith, F. 1858b: 151; Mayr, 1863: 409; Roger, 1863b: 36; Mayr, 1865: 78.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1886b: 118 (in key); Emery, 1888c: 353; Dalla Torre, 1893: 5; Emery, 1894c: 177; von Jhering, 1894: 383; Forel, 1895b: 120; Emery, 1896g: 38; Emery, 1900a: 185; Forel, 1909a: 254; Emery, 1910b: 21; Forel, 1911c: 288; Luederwaldt, 1918: 37; Santschi, 1921g: 91; Borgmeier, 1923: 39; Santschi, 1923g: 1260; Bruch, 1934b: 122; Santschi, 1934c: 24; Borgmeier, 1953: 15; Borgmeier, 1955: 196 (redescription); Kempf, 1972a: 103; Watkins, 1976: 9 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 185; Palacio, 1999: 151 (in key); Wild, 2007b: 25; Bezděčková, et al. 2015: 109; Palacio, 2019: 601.
    • Senior synonym of fargeavii: Emery, 1896g: 38; Emery, 1900a: 185; Emery, 1910b: 21; Wheeler, W.M. 1911f: 166; Luederwaldt, 1918: 37; Borgmeier, 1923: 39; Borgmeier, 1953: 15; Borgmeier, 1955: 196; Kempf, 1972a: 103; Bolton, 1995b: 185.
    • Senior synonym of lugubris: Mayr, 1886b: 118; Forel, 1892m: 29 (in text); Dalla Torre, 1893: 5; von Jhering, 1894: 382; Forel, 1895b: 120; Emery, 1910b: 21; Borgmeier, 1923: 39; Borgmeier, 1955: 196; Kempf, 1972a: 103; Bolton, 1995b: 185.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru.
  • fargeavii. Labidus fargeavii Shuckard, 1840a: 198 (m.) BRAZIL (Santa Catarina).
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • [Note: this taxon was based on a specimen described as Labidus latreillii Jurine, by Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, 1835: 229, misidentification.]
    • Type-locality: Brazil: Santa Catarina (no collector’s name).
    • Type-depository: unknown (perhaps MNHN).
    • [Misspelled as fargeaui by Dalla Torre, 1893: 2, Emery, 1896g: 38, Emery, 1910b: 21, and others; misspelled as fargeani by Luederwaldt, 1918: 37.]
    • Combination in Eciton: Dalla Torre, 1893: 2;
    • combination in Mayromyrmex: Ashmead, 1905b: 381;
    • combination in Eciton: Emery, 1906a: 718.
    • Status as species: Westwood, 1842: 74; Smith, F. 1859b: 4; Roger, 1863b: 41; Mayr, 1863: 424; Dalla Torre, 1893: 2; Forel, 1895b: 119.
    • Junior synonym of quadriglume: Emery, 1896g: 38; Emery, 1900a: 185; Emery, 1910b: 21; Wheeler, W.M. 1911f: 166; Luederwaldt, 1918: 37; Borgmeier, 1923: 39; Borgmeier, 1953: 15; Borgmeier, 1955: 196; Kempf, 1972a: 103; Bolton, 1995b: 184.
  • lugubris. Eciton lugubris Roger, 1863a: 203 (w.) BRAZIL (no state data).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Brazil: (no further data).
    • Type-depository: MNHU.
    • Forel, 1886a: 217 (s.).
    • Status as species: Roger, 1863b: 36; Mayr, 1863: 459; Mayr, 1865: 77 (in key); Forel, 1886a: 217.
    • Junior synonym of quadriglume: Mayr, 1886b: 118; Forel, 1892m: 29 (in text); Dalla Torre, 1893: 5; von Jhering, 1894: 382; Forel, 1895b: 120; Emery, 1910b: 21; Borgmeier, 1923: 39; Borgmeier, 1955: 196; Kempf, 1972a: 103; Bolton, 1995b: 185.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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