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Species: Eciton quadriglume   (Haliday, 1836) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Atta quadriglumis Haliday, 1836: 328 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1886b PDF: 122 (s.); Emery, 1896g PDF: 38 (m.); Reichensperger, 1924 PDF: 203 (q.).
Combination in Eciton: Smith, 1858a PDF: 151.
Junior synonym of Eciton rapax: Smith, 1858a PDF: 151.
Revived from synonymy: Roger, 1863b PDF: 36.
Senior synonym of Eciton lugubris: Mayr, 1886b PDF: 118.
Senior synonym of Eciton fargeavii: Emery, 1896g PDF: 38.
See also: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 15; Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 196.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Cordillera

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Eciton quadriglume   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 25, (download) 25 21367
Eciton quadriglume   Emery, C., 1896, Studi sulle formiche della fauna Neotropica., Bollettino della Societa Entomologica Italiana 28, pp. 33-107: 6-7, (download) 6-7 3798
Eciton quadriglume   Forel, A., 1911, Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.)., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911, pp. 285-312: 288, (download) 288 4029

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical wet forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Manual sampling.

Elevations: collected from 500 - 1350 meters, 925 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1923-11-20 and 2014-11-05

Type specimens: syntype of Eciton quadriglume: casent0911388

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