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Species: Labidus spininodis   (Emery, 1890) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Eciton spininode Emery, 1890c PDF: 38 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Emery, 1894l PDF: 45.].
Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 118 (s.).
Combination in Eciton (Labidus): Emery, 1910b PDF: 23.
Combination in Labidus: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 6.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in montane wet forest, 5 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in LOC 1600, 1 times found in 1˚ tropical forest, 1 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, isolated peak with oak trees, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in cloud forest, old second growth forest, 1 times found in farm clearing, montane wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times luz mercurio, 1 times bajo de M/19, 1 times trail raid, 3 times Malaise trap, 1 times swarm raid on ground, 1 times swarm raid, 2 times raiding columns, 1 times past st. 952, Peter Scott collected these while watching ant birds. He said the, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times dense carpet raid at night, 1 times alrededor del refugio, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Search, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times hand collected, 3 times Malaise, 1 times Pan Trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1700 meters, 973 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1955-03-20 and 2015-07-03

Type specimens: syntype of Labidus spininodis: casent0902659, casent0903722; type of Labidus spininode: focol1127, focol1128

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