Neivamyrmex falciferus

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Neivamyrmex falciferus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. falciferus
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex falciferus
(Emery, 1900)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia (type locality), Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname.

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.

  • falciferus. Eciton falciferum Emery, 1900a: 182, fig. 17 (m.) BOLIVIA. Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 357. Senior synonym of mesognathum: Borgmeier, 1955: 357.
  • mesognathum. Eciton (Acamatus) leptognathum var. mesognathum Santschi, 1920d: 368, fig. 5 (m.) FRENCH GUIANA. Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 13. Junior synonym of falciferus: Borgmeier, 1955: 357.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 357, Combination in Nievamyrmex)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 357, Senior synonym of mesognathum)
  • Emery, C. 1900e. Nuovi studi sul genere Eciton. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)8:173-188 (page 182, fig. 17 male described)
  • Emery, C. 1900e. Nuovi studi sul genere Eciton. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)8:173-188 (page 187, Combination in E. (Acamatus))