Eciton vagans dubitatum

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Eciton vagans dubitatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: E. vagans
Subspecies: E. vagans dubitatum
Trinomial name
Eciton vagans dubitatum
Emery, 1896






Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Paraguay (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • dubitatum. Eciton dubitatum Emery, 1896g: 40, pl. 1, fig. 4 (m.) PARAGUAY. Currently subspecies of vagans: Borgmeier, 1953: 6. Senior synonym of francanum, reichenspergeri: Borgmeier, 1955: 229.
  • francanum. Eciton vagans var. francanum Santschi, 1923g: 1260 (w.) BRAZIL. [Eciton francanum Ihering, 1912: 299, Eciton vagans subsp. francanum Forel, 1913l: 213. Nomina nuda.] Junior synonym of vagans: Borgmeier, 1939: 405; of dubitatum: Borgmeier, 1955: 229.
  • reichenspergeri. Eciton (Holopone) angustatum st. reichenspergeri Santschi, 1925b: 12 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of vagans: Borgmeier, 1939: 405; Borgmeier, 1953: 13; of dubitatum: Borgmeier, 1955: 229.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 6, Subspecies of vagans)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 229, Senior synonym of francanum and reichenspergeri)
  • Emery, C. 1896g. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XVII-XXV. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 28: 33-107 (page 40, pl. 1, fig. 4 male described)