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  • Entomology 525028 MCZ Entomology
  • Gnamptogenys striatula
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Jack-in-the Box Gully, Saint Thomas Parish
  • Barbados: Christ Church Parish: Lesser Antilles
  • 3-20-98
Gnamptogenys striatula Mayr, 1884
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys striatula
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Country: Barbados
State/Province: Christ Church Parish
Island Group: Lesser Antilles
Specific Locality: Jack-in-the Box Gully, Saint Thomas Parish
Verbatim Locality: Barbados: St. Thomas Parish; Jack-in-the-Box Gully.
General Habitat: Slightly disturbed, largely native tropical evergreen forest 60-70' tall in 40-50' limestone canyon. Clay soil with numerous coralline rocks.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 3-20-98
Stefan P. Cover
collector number: SPC B-80
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 2
caste=worker determined by=Stefan P. Cover
Remarks: Accidently baited by dropping Nasutitermes workers on forest floor. Nest was cryptic and in clay soil, <1" deep litter, in shade. [21 w in MCZ II-2014]
Microhabitat: In clay soil, <1" deep litter, in shade.
MCZ Entomology Ants -, pg.12

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MCZ Entomology Ants -, pg.12