Neivamyrmex antillanus

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Neivamyrmex antillanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. antillanus
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex antillanus
(Forel, 1897)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Lesser Antilles.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • antillanus. Eciton antillanum Forel, 1897b: 299 (w.) GRENADA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Grenada: (H.H. Smith).
    • Type-depositories: BMNH, MHNG, MZSP.
    • [Misspelled as antillarum by Emery, 1910b: 24, Borgmeier, 1939: 416.]
    • Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1910b: 24;
    • combination in E. (Neivamyrmex): Borgmeier, 1948a: 197;
    • combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 8.
    • Junior synonym of klugii: Emery, 1900a: 187.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1905b: 122; Emery, 1910b: 24; Borgmeier, 1939: 416; Borgmeier, 1948a: 197; Borgmeier, 1953: 9; Borgmeier, 1955: 418 (redescription); Kempf, 1972a: 153; Watkins, 1976: 13 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 287.
    • Distribution: Costa Rica, Grenada.

Description

References

  • Borgmeier, T. 1948a. Die Geschlechtstiere zweier Eciton-Arten und einige andere Ameisen aus Mittel- und Suedamerika (Hym. Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 19: 191-206 (page 197, Combination in E. (Neivamyrmex))
  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 8, Combination in Neivamyrmex)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 418, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1910b. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34 (page 24, Combination in E. (Acamatus))
  • Forel, A. 1897b. Quelques Formicides de l'Antille de Grenada récoltés par M. H. H. Smith. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1897: 297-300 (page 299, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borgmeier T. 1939. Nova contribuição para o conhecimento das formigas neotropicas (Hym. Formicidae). Revista de Entomologia (Rio de Janeiro) 10: 403-428.
  • Borgmeier T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Studia Entomologica 2: 1-51.
  • Borgmeier T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Studia Entomologica 3: 1-720.
  • Emery C. 1910. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34.
  • Esteves F. A., C. R. F. Brandao, and L. P. Prado. 2011. The type specimens of Dorylomorph ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae: Aenictinae, Ecitoninae, Cerapachyinae, Leptanilloidinae) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia 51(22): 341-397.
  • Forel A. 1897. Quelques Formicides de l'Antille de Grenada récoltés par M. H. H. Smith. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1897: 297-300.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Watkins J. F., II 1976. The identification and distribution of New World army ants (Dorylinae: Formicidae). Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 102 pp
  • Wheeler W. M. 1905. The ants of the Bahamas, with a list of the known West Indian species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21: 79-135.
  • Wheeler, William Morton. 1911. Ants Collected in Grenada, W.I. by Mr. C. T. Brues. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparitive Zoology at Harvard College. 54(5):166-172.