Ectatomma permagnum

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Ectatomma permagnum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Ectatomma
Species: E. permagnum
Binomial name
Ectatomma permagnum
Forel, 1908

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Specimen labels

Synonyms
At a Glance • Facultatively polygynous  

 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • strigosum. Ectatomma opaciventre var. strigosum Emery, 1894c: 144 (w.) BOLIVIA. Raised to species: Forel, 1909a: 265. [Junior primary homonym of strigosum Emery, 1887b: 444, above.] First available replacement name: permagnum Forel, 1908c: 342.
  • permagnum. Ectatomma opaciventre var. permagna Forel, 1908c: 342 (w.) BRAZIL. Santschi, 1921g: 83 (q.); Almeida, 1986: 28 (m.). Subspecies of strigosum: Forel, 1911c: 286. Raised to species, first available replacement name for strigosum Emery, 1894c: 144 [Junior primary homonym of strigosum Emery, 1887b: 444.], and senior synonym of aerea, confusa: Brown, 1958g: 209. Senior synonym of regis: Kempf, 1962b: 4; Kempf, 1975c: 343. See also: Almeida, 1987: 178.
  • confusa. Ectatomma strigosum var. confusa Forel, 1909a: 266 (w.) PARAGUAY. Junior synonym of permagnum: Brown, 1958g: 209.
  • aerea. Ectatomma strigosum var. aerea Forel, 1912c: 32 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of permagnum: Brown, 1958g: 209.
  • regis. Ectatomma regis Kusnezov, 1957b: 12 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of permagnum: Kempf, 1975c: 343.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 46, karyotype = 20M+26A (Brazil) (Barros et al., 2008).

References

  • Almeida Filho, A. J. de. 1986. Descriça~o de quatro machos do gênero Ectatomma Smith, 1858 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Ponerinae). Quid (Teresina) 6: 24-38 (page 28, male described)
  • Almeida Filho, A. J. de. 1987a. Descriça~o de seis fêmeas do gênero Ectatomma Smith, 1858 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Ponerinae). An. Soc. Nordestina Zool. 1: 175-183 (page 178, see also)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 209, senior synonym of aerea and confusa)
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  • Forel, A. 1908h. Ameisen aus Sao Paulo (Brasilien), Paraguay etc. gesammelt von Prof. Herm. v. Ihering, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Fiebrig, etc. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 58: 340-418 (page 342, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 286, Variety of strigosum)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1962b. Miscellaneous studies on neotropical ants. II. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 5: 1-38 (page 4, senior synonym of regis)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1975c. Miscellaneous studies on neotropical ants. VI. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 18: 341-380 (page 343, senior synonym of regis)
  • Santschi, F. 1921g. Ponerinae, Dorylinae et quelques autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 81-103 (page 83, queen described)

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