Eciton amazona

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Eciton amazona
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Eciton hamatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: Eciton amazona
Santschi, 1923

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Eciton hamatum.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • amazona. Eciton amazona Santschi, 1923d: 68 (s.w.) BRAZIL. Subspecies of mattogrosense: Santschi, 1925d: 221. Junior synonym of hamatum: Borgmeier, 1953: 14.

References

  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 14, Junior synonym of hamatum)
  • Santschi, F. 1923d. Pheidole et quelques autres fourmis néotropiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 63: 45-69 (page 68, soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1925d. Nouveaux Formicides brésiliens et autres. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 65: 221-247 (page 221, Variety of mattogrosense)