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Species: Labidus spininodis   (Emery, 1890) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Eciton spininode Emery, 1890c PDF: 38 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Costa Rica: Alajuela, 1889 (A. Alfaro). Type-depositories: BMNH, MHNG, MSNG, MZSP. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Emery, 1894l PDF: 45.]
Combination in Eciton (Labidus): Emery, 1910b PDF: 23.
Combination in Labidus: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 6.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, 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, 6 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 1˚ tropical forest, 1 times found in LOC 1600, 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 cloud forest, old second growth forest, 1 times found in farm clearing, montane wet forest, 1 times found in mature rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

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, 2 times swarm raid, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times dense carpet raid at night, 1 times alrededor del refugio, 2 times raiding columns, 1 times past st. 952, Peter Scott collected these while watching ant birds. He said the, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Search, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times hand collected, 4 times Malaise, 1 times Pan Trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1700 meters, 961 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1955-03-20 00:00:00.0 and 2019-02-04 00:00:00.0

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

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