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Specimen: CASENT0632025 Adelomyrmex jtl035    

Classification:

Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

Persistent Identifier:

https://www.antweb.org/specimen/CASENT0632025

Species Distribution Status: Native

Locality Information:

  • Bioregion:
  • Neotropical
  • Latitude:
  • 17.18355
  • Longitude:
  • -93.15222
  • Lat/Long max error:
  • 100
  • Elevation
  • 1915 m
  • Elevation max error:
  • Locality notes:

Collection Information:

  • Collected by:
  • D. J. Cox  
  • Date collected start:
  • 2008-05-25
  • Date collected end:
  • Habitat:
  •  
  • Sampling method:
  • search
  • Microhabitat:
  • Collection notes:
  • NOTEBY D. J. Cox, NOTEDATE 25-May-08: colony of adelomyrmex(s) - this is giong to be a cool vial. It comes from a hardwood gall that was on a branch that was on the ground (I have some pictures of it). There were several chamber within the knots of wood that I found when carving away at it. I collected it by cutting off the rest of the branch and throwing it in a whirl pak. It caught my attention because I saw ants crawling into it. There were three main chambers in it. 1 had only larvea, 1 had only pupea. The other chamber was bigger and had both L & P and many workers. There slow moving ants. So far in looking at it under the scope it looks like there are three dealate queens from 2 spp. There seem to be more than one spp of worker also. I have no way of knowing now if the two spp were seperate or together. A rough look at the gall only revealed 1 entrance though. [note by JTL: colln has workers and 3 dealate queens of smaller Adelomyrmex, workers of A. robustus, abundant brood. Can't tell if brood is mixed species or just one species.]

Specimen Information:

  • Life stage/sex notes:
  • adult worker
  • Caste:
  • worker
  • Subcaste:
  • normal
  • Determined by:
  • J. Longino
  • Date determined:
  • 2016-09-11
  • Type status:
  • Type:
  • false
  • Medium:
  • dry-mount
  • DNA notes:
  • Specimen notes:
  • Last Modified:
  • 2021-09-02 00:31:22.0  


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