Eciton lucanoides conquistador

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Eciton lucanoides conquistador
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: E. lucanoides
Subspecies: E. lucanoides conquistador
Trinomial name
Eciton lucanoides conquistador
Weber, 1949



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Panama (type locality).

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.

  • conquistador. Eciton (Eciton) conquistador Weber, 1949c: 3, figs. 1-7 (s.w.l.) PANAMA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Panama: area above confluence of Boqueron and Pequeni rivers, tributaries of the Chagres, 15.xii.1947 (T.C. Schneirla).
    • Type-depositories: AMNH, MCZC.
    • Reichensperger, 1934: 240 (q.).
    • [Note: queen associated with conquistador by Borgmeier, 1955: 266; previously misidentified as lucanoides by Reichensperger, 1934: 240.]
    • Subspecies of lucanoides: Borgmeier, 1955: 264 (redescription); Borgmeier, 1958: 204; Kempf, 1972a: 102; Bolton, 1995b: 184.
    • Distribution: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama.