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Species: Daceton armigerum   (Latreille, 1802) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica armigera Latreille, 1802a: 244, pl. 9, fig. 58 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Daceton: Perty, 1833: 136.
Senior synonym of Daceton cordata: Roger, 1862c PDF: 290.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Daceton armigerum   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 160-161, (download) 160-161 8127
Daceton armigerum   Azorsa, F. & Sosa-Calvo, J., 2008, Description of a remarkable new species of ant in the genus Daceton Perty (Formicidae: Dacetini) from South America., Zootaxa 1749, pp. 27-38: 30-32, (download) 30-32 21510

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in scrubby forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in scrubby riparian forest, 1 times found in Secondary forest in city park, 1 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in Research campus grounds, 1 times found in riparian forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest series, ex tree, 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 1 times Foraging on tree; same collection as AVS#4385, 1 times Nest in live branch in tree fall; same collection number as AVS#4387.

Elevations: collected from 8 - 820 meters, 169 meters average

Type specimens: Daceton armigerum: casent0916655

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