Neivamyrmex maxillosus

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

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • maxillosus. Eciton maxillosum Emery, 1900a: 181, figs. 13, 14 (m.) BRAZIL (Amazonas).
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Brazil: Amazonas, Manicoré (Staudinger).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187;
    • combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 6.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1910b: 26; Borgmeier, 1923: 47; Borgmeier, 1955: 350 (redescription); Kempf, 1972a: 156; Watkins, 1976: 21 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 290; Palacio, 2019: 621.
    • Distribution: Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 6, Combination in Neivamyrmex)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 350, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1900e. Nuovi studi sul genere Eciton. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)8:173-188 (page 181, figs. 13, 14 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))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borgmeier T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Studia Entomologica 3: 1-720.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Franco W., N. Ladino, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Dejean, J. Orivel, M. Fichaux, S. Groc, M. Leponce, and R. M. Feitosa. 2019. First checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of French Guiana. Zootaxa 4674(5): 509-543.
  • Santschi F. 1911. Une nouvelle espèce d'Eciton. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 56: 113.