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Species: Eciton dulcium   Forel, 1912 

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Eciton dulcium crassinode

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Eciton quadriglume r. dulcius Forel, 1912d PDF: 42 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 406 (m.); Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 203 (s.q.).
Combination in Eciton (Holopone): Santschi, 1925b PDF: 11.
Raised to species: Santschi, 1921g PDF: 90; Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 406.
Senior synonym of Eciton hirsutum (and its junior synonym Eciton jujuyensis): Borgmeier, 1948b PDF: 459.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Eciton dulcium crassinode.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Eciton dulcium   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 25, (download) 25 21367
Eciton dulcius   Borgmeier, T., 1939, Nova contribuição para o conhecimento das formigas neotropicais (Hym. Formicidae)., Revista de Entomologia, São Paulo 10, pp. 403-428: 406-407, (download) 406-407 6484

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical wet forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 1046.

Elevations: collected at 500 m

Type specimens: Lectotype of Eciton dulcium: casent0905939; syntype of Eciton quadriglume dulcius jujuyensis: casent0905940; syntype of Eciton hirsutum: casent0911378

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