Linepithema tsachila

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

publication ID

publication LSID

persistent identifier

treatment provided by


scientific name

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. 3 View 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 Diviso GoogleMaps   , 520 m (IAvH); Ricaurte, La Planada, 1800 m (IAvH). VALLE DEL CAUCA: Bajo Anchicayá (IAvH).