Gnamptogenys caelata

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Gnamptogenys caelata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Gnamptogenys
Species: G. caelata
Binomial name
Gnamptogenys caelata
Kempf, 1967

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Specimen Labels


A widespread distribution in South America, but documented with relatively sparse and widely scattered occurrence records.


A member of the minuta group.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Paraguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • caelata. Gnamptogenys caelata Kempf, 1967a: 121, figs. 1-3 (w.) BRAZIL.
    • Status as species: Lattke, 1992a: 126; Bolton, 1995b: 208; Lattke, et al. 2004: 343; Lattke, et al. 2007: 264 (in key); Lattke, et al. 2008: 83; Lattke & Delsinne, 2016: 144 (in key).
    • Senior synonym of soror: Lattke, 1992a: 126.
  • soror. Gnamptogenys soror Kempf & Brown, 1968: 90 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of caelata: Lattke, 1992a: 126.