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Species: Eciton vagans   (Olivier, 1792) 

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See Also:

Eciton vagans allognathum, Eciton vagans angustatum, Eciton vagans dispar, Eciton vagans dubitatum, Eciton vagans francanum, Eciton vagans fur, Eciton vagans mutatum

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

6 subspecies

Formica vagans Olivier, 1792: 501 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history


Paraguay: Caaguazú, Cordillera

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Eciton vagans   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 25, (download) 25 21367
Eciton vagans   Borgmeier, T., 1939, Nova contribuição para o conhecimento das formigas neotropicais (Hym. Formicidae)., Revista de Entomologia, São Paulo 10, pp. 403-428: 405-406, (download) 405-406 6484
Eciton vagans   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 151, (download) 151 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in coffee finca, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in 2� cloud forest, 1 times found in 2º cloud forest, 1 times found in pasture, 1 times found in tropical moist forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 5 times hand collecting, 1 times raiding column

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1350 meters, 822 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Eciton simillima: casent0902633; Holotype of Eciton integrum: casent0911389

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