Gnamptogenys avus

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Gnamptogenys avus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Gnamptogenys
Species: G. avus
Binomial name
Gnamptogenys avus
Camacho, Franco & Feitosa, 2020

Specimens of this species were collected in litter samples from primary montane forest, suggesting this species likely lives and/or forages in the leaflitter. It is only found at the type locality, which might indicate a preference for montane, preserved forest areas.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • avus. Gnamptogenys avus Camacho, Franco & Feitosa, 2020: 462, fig. 16 (w.) GUYANA.

Type Material

Description

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