Neivamyrmex hetschkoi

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Neivamyrmex hetschkoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. hetschkoi
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex hetschkoi
(Mayr, 1886)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality), Paraguay, Uruguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • hetschkoi. Eciton hetschkoi Mayr, 1886a: 33 (w.m.) BRAZIL. Bruch, 1934b: 128 (q.). Combination in E. (Labidus): Mayr, 1886d: 441; in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1894c: 184 (in key); in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 11. Senior synonym of taunayi: Borgmeier, 1953: 472; of ogloblini, silvestrii: Borgmeier, 1955: 472.
  • silvestrii. Eciton silvestrii Emery, 1906c: 109 (w.) ARGENTINA. Combination in E. (Acamatus): Bruch, 1914: 215; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 6. Junior synonym of hetschkoi: Borgmeier, 1955: 472.
  • taunayi. Eciton (Acamatus) taunayi Borgmeier, 1928b: 55, fig. 1 (m.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of hetschkoi: Borgmeier, 1953: 5.
  • ogloblini. Eciton (Acamatus) hetschkoi var. ogloblini Santschi, 1934c: 25, pl. 3, figs. 2, 11, 15 (w.) ARGENTINA. Bruch, 1934b: 129 (q.). Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 13. Junior synonym of hetschkoi: Borgmeier, 1955: 472.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 11, Combination in Neivamyrmex)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 11, Senior synonym of tauknayi)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 472, Senior synonym of ogloblini and silvestrii)
  • Bruch, C. 1924a. Descripción de la reina Eciton (Acamatus) Hetschkoi Mayr. Physis (B. Aires) 7: 232-235 PDF
  • Bruch, C. 1934b. Las formas femeninas de Eciton. Descripción y redescripción de algunas especies de la Argentina. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 118: 113-135 (page 128, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 184, Combination in E. (Acamatus) (in key))
  • Mayr, G. 1886a. Ueber Eciton-Labidus. Wien. Entomol. Ztg. 5: 33-36 (page 33, worker, male described)
  • Mayr, G. 1886d. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 419-464 (page 441, Combination in E. (Labidus))