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Species: Gnamptogenys concinna   (Smith, 1858) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ectatomma concinna Smith, 1858a PDF: 103 (q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1866b PDF: 892 (w.).
Combination in Gnamptogenys: Mayr, 1866b PDF: 892.
Combination in Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g PDF: 227.
See also: Lattke, 1995 PDF: 162.
// Distribution

Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica to northern South America (Lattke 1995). Costa Rica: Osa Peninsula, Atlantic lowlands.

References:

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

Smith, F. 1858. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the British Museum. VI. Formicidae. 216pp., 14 pls.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mayr, G., 1866, Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 16, pp. 885-908

G. concinna SmithHNS (Fig. 5.).

( Ectatomma concinna Sm.HNS).

Operaria: Long. 13 mm. Micans, rubido-flava, margine maudibularum masticatorio nigricanti, oculis nigris; vix pilosa, haud pubescens; mandibulae nitidae, laevigatae, dispersissime punctulatae, margine masticatorio subtilissime denticulate; caput regulariter longitudinaliter striatum; clypeus medio planatus, partibus lateralibus prope mandibularum articulationes laevibus; funiculus articulo secundo primo duplo longiori; area frontalis non impressa, at sulco subtili definita, postice fortiter rotundata; thorax striatus, inermis, supra medio inter mesonotum et metanotum constrictus, mesonoto distincto pronoto dimidio breviori, pronoto longitudinaliter-, mesonoto transverse curvatim-, metanoto transverse striatis; petiolus antice transverse curvatim-, postice longitudinaliter striatus, postice supra processu obtusissimo et brevissimo paulo deorsum inclinato; abdomen segmentis duobus anticis regulariter longitrorsum striatus, segmentis sequentibus nitidis et laevigatis; pedes nitidi, laevigati, punctis dispersis nonnullis, metatarsis mediis et posticis compressus at non dilatatis.

Antioquia in Neu-Granada (Mus. Holm.).

Dr. Roger hat zur Gattung GnamptogenysHNS: Ponera tornata RogHNS. und rimulosaHNS Rog. gestellt, wahrscheinlich gehoert auch Formica nodosaHNS Ltr. hierher.

Die Diagnose dieser Gattung in der Synopsis generum im NovaraWerke habe ich nach G. tornataHNS, von welcher ich ein typisches Exemplar besitze, entworfen; da nun oben beschriebene Art, welche ich auch zu dieser Gattung stellen muss, manche Eigentuemlichkeiten zeigt, so lasse ich hier eine vollstaendigere Gattungsdiagnose folgen:

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in wet forest, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in CES 300m, 1 times found in CES 300m., 1 times found in La Chanchera., 1 times found in lab clearing, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 2nd growth, some big trees, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, some big trees, 1 times found in CC 1200m., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on sidewalk, 1 times foraging on log, 1 times forager, 1 times Em gindiba Sloanea obtusifolia, 1 times Copa de arbol, 1 times beating veg., 1 times attacking passalid beetle, 1 times at bait, 1 times ALAS fogging sample from Virola koschnyi..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times Search, 7 times Fogging, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Manual sampling, 1 times baiting, 1 times beating.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 300 meters, 59 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1979-05-11 and 2015-06-12

Type specimens: Holotype of Gnamptogenys concinna: casent0900548



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