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Species: Octostruma onorei   (Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Basiceros onorei Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007 PDF: 133, fig. 47 (w.) ECUADOR. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Octostruma: Longino, 2013 PDF: 46.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Ecuador
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:



This species is known only from the holotype. From the description, it appears to be a version of O. iheringi. It shares with O. iheringi the structure of the propodeal spines, the longitudinal trough on the mesosomal dorsum, and the general habitus (based on the description and the figures in the original publication). It differs in having erect setae on the mesosoma and first gastral tergite, and the first gastral tergite is smooth and shining.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in pasture.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter, 1 times under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1800 - 1860 meters, 1830 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype Basiceros onorei: jtl693517

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