Neivamyrmex pseudops

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Neivamyrmex pseudops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. pseudops
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex pseudops
(Forel, 1909)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -0.631944444° to -31.632389°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Association with Other Organisms

  • This species is a host for the diapriid wasp Notoxoides pedissequus (a parasite) in Argentina (Loiacono, 2013; Gonzalez et al., 2016; www.diapriid.org).
  • This species is a host for the diapriid wasp Euplacopria mutilata (a parasite) (www.diapriid.org).
  • This species is a host for the diapriid wasp Asolenopsia schwarzmaieri (a parasite) (www.diapriid.org).
  • This species is a host for the phorid fly Cremersia costalis (a parasitoid) (Quevillon, 2018) (encounter mode primary; direct transmission; transmission outside nest).

Flight Period

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Source: Kaspari et al., 2001.

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pseudops. Eciton pseudops Forel, 1909a: 254 (w.) PARAGUAY.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Paraguay: San Bernardino (Fiebrig).
    • Type-depositories: MCZC, MHNG, MZSP, NHMB.
    • Borgmeier, 1936: 64 (q.); Borgmeier, 1939: 408 (m.).
    • Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1910b: 25;
    • combination in E. (Neivamyrmex): Borgmeier, 1948b: 462;
    • combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 8.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1910b: 25; Forel, 1915c: 353; Bruch, 1915: 528; Borgmeier, 1936: 64; Borgmeier, 1939: 408; Borgmeier, 1948b: 462; Borgmeier, 1953: 9; Borgmeier, 1955: 336 (redescription); Kempf, 1972a: 158; Watkins, 1976: 11 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 291; Palacio, 1999: 155 (in key); Wild, 2007b: 26.
    • Senior synonym of garbei: Borgmeier, 1953: 9; Borgmeier, 1955: 336; Kempf, 1972a: 158; Bolton, 1995b: 291.
    • Senior synonym of grandipseudops: Borgmeier, 1936: 64; Borgmeier, 1955: 336; Kempf, 1972a: 158; Bolton, 1995b: 291.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Panama, Paraguay.
  • garbei. Eciton (Acamatus) pseudops r. garbei Forel, 1912c: 47 (w.) BRAZIL (São Paulo).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Brazil: São Paulo, Reg. Franca (Garbe).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Subspecies of pseudops: Forel, 1912g: 30; Santschi, 1916b: 510; Luederwaldt, 1918: 38; Gallardo, 1920: 362; Borgmeier, 1923: 48.
    • Junior synonym of pseudops: Borgmeier, 1953: 9; Borgmeier, 1955: 336; Kempf, 1972a: 158; Bolton, 1995b: 289.
  • grandipseudops. Eciton (Acamatus) pseudops r. grandipseudops Forel, 1915c: 353 (w.) ARGENTINA (no province data).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Argentina: (no further data) (Bruch).
    • Type-depositories: MHNG, NHMB.
    • Bruch, 1928: 356 (q.).
    • Subspecies of pseudops: Bruch, 1915: 528; Gallardo, 1920: 364; Bruch, 1928: 352; Kusnezov, 1953b: 336.
    • Junior synonym of pseudops: Borgmeier, 1936: 64; Borgmeier, 1955: 336; Kempf, 1972a: 158; Bolton, 1995b: 289.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Borgmeier T. 1923. Catalogo systematico e synonymico das formigas do Brasil. 1 parte. Subfam. Dorylinae, Cerapachyinae, Ponerinae, Dolichoderinae. Archivos do Museu Nacional (Rio de Janeiro) 24: 33-103.
  • Borgmeier T. 1936. Sobre algumas formigas dos generos Eciton e Cheliomyrmex (Hym. Formicidae). Archivos do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal (Rio de Janeiro) 3: 51-68.
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