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Species: Ectatomma lugens   Emery, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Ectatomma opaciventre var. lugens Emery, 1894d PDF: 144 (w.) BRAZIL (Pará). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Brazil: Pará (no collector’s name). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 25 times found in Forest, 6 times found in Bamboo forest, 4 times found in premontane rainforest, 4 times found in Cerrado, 3 times found in premontane rainforest near river margin, 2 times found in forest fragment, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in riparian rainforest, 1 times found in secondary lowland rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times ex sifted leaf litter, 7 times at bait, 2 times soil, epigeic, 1 times stray ants, 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times canopy fogging, 1 times at day; stray ants, 1 times strays.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 29 times epigaeic pitfall, 7 times bait, 7 times winkler, 3 times search, 2 times pan trap, 2 times pitfall, 1 times yellow tray, 1 times canopy fogging, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Pitfall72h.

Elevations: collected from 81 - 2660 meters, 442 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1981-01-12 and 2018-08-24

Type specimens: Holotype of Ectatomma lugens: casent0905380

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