Linepithema tsachila

Escárraga, Mayron & Guerrero, Roberto J., 2016, The ant genus Linepithema (Formicidae: Dolichoderinae) in Colombia, Zootaxa 4208 (5), pp. 446-458: 456

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Linepithema tsachila


Linepithema tsachila 

Distribution. Linepithema tsachila  was recorded in the departments of Chocó and Valle del Cauca in East and Southeast of the country ( Wild 2007); in this work, we expand the distributional records to the department of Nariño ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3).

Biology. Linepithema tsachila  ranges from 286–1800 m and has been collected in very humid tropical forest and very humid premontane forest.

Examined material. NARIÑO: Barbacoas, Tajadas , 1°39’21”N 78°9’55”W, 1000 m (IAvH); El DivisoGoogleMaps  , 520 m (IAvH); Ricaurte, La Planada, 1800 m (IAvH). VALLE DEL CAUCA: Bajo Anchicayá (IAvH).