Neivamyrmex diana

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Neivamyrmex diana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. diana
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex diana
(Forel, 1912)

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Specimen Labels

Dambros et al. (2018) - Neivamyrmex diana was collected via arboreal fogging in an inundated northern Pantanal (Mato Grasso, Brazil) cambarazal forest. The seasonally flooded forest was dominated by Vochysia divergens Pohl. (Vochysiaceae). This presumably soil/ground dwelling N. diana was putatively driven into the trees by the seasonally high water.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Ecuador, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • diana. Eciton (Acamatus) diana Forel, 1912g: 31 (w.) BRAZIL. Borgmeier, 1933d: 161 (m.); Borgmeier, 1939: 410 (q.). Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 8. See also: Borgmeier, 1955: 390.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1933d. Sobre algumas especies de formigas do genero Eciton Latreille. Arch. Esc. Super. Agric. Med. Vet. Nictheroy 10: 161-168 (page 161, male described)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1939. Nova contribuiça~o para o conhecimento das formigas neotropicas (Hym. Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 10: 403-428 (page 410, queen described)
  • 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 390, see also)
  • Dambros, J., V. F. Vindica, J. H. C. Delabie, M. I. Marques, and L. D. Battirola. 2018. Canopy Ant Assemblage (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Two Vegetation Formations in the Northern Brazilian Pantanal. Sociobiology. 65:358-369. doi:10.13102/sociobiology.v65i3.1932
  • Forel, A. 1912h. Formicides néotropiques. Part IV. 3me sous-famille Myrmicinae Lep. (suite). Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 1-32 (page 31, worker described)