Eciton morosum ursinum

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Eciton morosum ursinum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cheliomyrmex andicola)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Tribe: Cheliomyrmecini
Genus: Cheliomyrmex
Species: Eciton morosum ursinum
Emery, 1901

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • ursinum. Eciton morosum subsp. ursinum Emery, 1901d: 52 (m.) BRAZIL. Combination in Cheliomyrmex: Wheeler, W.M. 1921d: 324. Raised to species: Wheeler, W.M. 1921d: 324. Junior synonym of andicola: Kempf, 1975c: 372.