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Species: Ectatomma lugens   Emery, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ectatomma opaciventre var. lugens Emery, 1894d PDF: 144 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Ectatomma strigosum: Forel, 1909a PDF: 265.
Raised to species: Brown, 1958g PDF: 208.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Bamboo forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Plateau.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times strays, 1 times Leaf litter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times canopy fogging, 1 times at bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times winkler, 2 times pan trap, 1 times Pitfall72h, 1 times search, 1 times yellow tray, 1 times bait, 1 times canopy fogging, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 81 - 2660 meters, 458 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Ectatomma lugens: casent0905380

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