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Species: Ectatomma brunneum   Smith, 1858 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ectatomma brunnea Smith, 1858a PDF: 103 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Ectatomma quadridens: Roger, 1860 PDF: 307, and hence first available replacement name for Formica quadridens Fabricius, 1793 PDF: 362 [Junior primary homonym of Formica quadridens De Geer, 1773 PDF: 609 (now in Cephalotes)] designated by Bolton, 1995b: 186.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraguay, Alto Paraná, Amambay, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Itapúa, Misiones, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

brunneum F. SmithHNS 1858.

Alto Paraguay, Alto Paraná, Amambay, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Itapúa, Misiones, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro (ALWC, IFML, INBP, LACM, NHMB, NHMW). Literature records: Central, Guairá, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1906, Forel 1895b, Forel 1907b).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in urban area, 1 times found in 2nd growth rainforest, 1 times found in Dry Chaco, scrub forest, 1 times found in gallery forest, 1 times found in secondgrowth rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times Pasture, 2 times general collecting, 1 times Foraging ants, 1 times under bark, 1 times strays, 1 times in log, 1 times ground forager.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times direct collection, 2 times Hand, 2 times search, 1 times at bait.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 970 meters, 214 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Formica quadridens: casent0900515



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