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Species: Neivamyrmex alfaroi   (Emery, 1890) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Eciton alfaroi Emery, 1890c PDF: 39 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Emery, 1894l PDF: 45.].
Borgmeier, 1949 PDF: 202 (q.).
Combination in Neivamyrmex (Acamatus): Emery, 1894d PDF: 182 (in text); in Neivamyrmex (Neivamyrmex): Borgmeier, 1949 PDF: 201; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 6.
See also: Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 533.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in degraded wet forest edge, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in second growth vegetation, 1 times found in roadside vegetation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nocturnal column, 1 times Neivamyrmex column, 1 times nocturnal raiding swarm, 1 times column.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 300 meters, 44 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Neivamyrmex alfaroi: casent0903727; type of Eciton alfaroi: focol1133



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