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Species: Gnamptogenys annulata   (Mayr, 1887) 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Ectatomma (Gnamptogenys) rimulosa var. annulata Mayr, 1887 PDF: 543 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Gnamptogenys: Mann, 1922 PDF: 3.
Raised to species: Emery, 1890c: 41.
See also: Lattke, 1995 PDF: 157.

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Alajuela, Amazonas, Americas, Aragua, Bolivia, Brazil, Central America, Coclé, Colombia, Costa Caribe Norte, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guyana, Heredia, Honduras, Huánuco, Limón, Madre de Dios, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Panama, Panamá, Peru, Puntarenas, San José, San Martín, South America, Suriname, Venezuela

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica, tropical South America (Lattke 1995). Costa Rica: widespread and common in moist to wet forest, to 800m.

References:

Lattke, J. E. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Gnamptogenys in the New World (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 4:137-193.

Mayr, G. 1887. Sudamerikanische Formiciden. Verhandlungen der zoologische-botanische Gesellschaft Wien 37:511-632.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in mature wet forest, 6 times found in tropical wet forest, 5 times found in montane wet forest, 4 times found in wet forest, 4 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in La Selva, 2 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, nearby second growth vegetation, 1 times found in moist forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times ex sifted leaf litter, 4 times Hojarasca, 4 times at bait, 1 times under bark of dead tree, 1 times in treefall, 1 times ex dead wood, 1 times Collecting in recent (< 1week) treefall. A large dead snag fell, bringing a lar, 1 times walked SLV-SR around Peje annex-LEP-SR-SAT. Gnamptogenys; SR 550; I watched as a, 2 times strays, 1 times on treefall, 1 times on dead wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times search, 11 times miniWinkler, 6 times Mini Winkler, 2 times hand collecting, 4 times baiting, 2 times Malaise, 1 times Ground forager, 1 times maxiWinkler, 1 times pan trap, 1 times beating, 1 times Blacklight, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1100 meters, 260 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Ectatomma rimulosa annulata: casent0915909; syntype of Ectatomma rimulosum annulatum: casent0900557; type of Ectatomma (Gnamptogenys) rimulosa var. annulata: focol0879



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