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Genus: Gigantiops   Roger, 1863 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 1 valid species

Gigantiops Roger, 1863b PDF: 11. Type-species: Formica destructor, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Gigantiops in Camponotinae: Forel, 1878c PDF: 370 [Camponotidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 175.
Gigantiops in Gesomyrmicinae, Gigantiopini: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 384.
Gigantiops in Formicinae, Gigantiopini: Wheeler, 1922: 700; Emery, 1925d PDF: 48; all subsequent authors except the one below; Bolton, 1994: 50; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 26, 111.
Genus Gigantiops references
Fernández & Ortiz-Sepúlveda, 2019 PDF: 735 (Colombia species).
Genus Gigantiops references: see above

Taxon Page Images:

Gigantiops destructor Jatun Sacha reserve, Napo, Ecuador.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

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