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Species: Gnamptogenys aterrima   (Mann, 1921) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Wheeleripone aterrima Mann, 1921 PDF: 411, fig. 2 (w.q.m.) FIJI IS. Oceania. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g PDF: 227.
See also: Lattke, 2004 PDF: 60.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Fiji
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 33 times found in primary rainforest, 26 times found in disturbed forest, 6 times found in coastal forest, 3 times found in bryophyte forest, 6 times found in primary forest, 2 times found in disturbed rainforest, 4 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in logged forest, 2 times found in small forest fragment, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 32 times malaise trap, 13 times sifted litter, 7 times litter sifting, 2 times ex. soil, leaf itter, decaying wood, 3 times under stone, 2 times nesting in large wet log, 1 times on stone, 1 times rotten stick, litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 39 times M, 16 times L, 7 times H, 3 times winkler going down trail from peak of delaco, 3 times 5m interval winks.

Elevations: collected from 25 - 1187 meters, 421 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0179981; syntype: casent0234025

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