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Species: Neivamyrmex pilosus   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Eciton pilosa Smith, 1858a PDF: 151 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Neivamyrmex (Acamatus): Emery, 1894d PDF: 183 (in key); in Neivamyrmex (Neivamyrmex): Smith, 1942c PDF: 544; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 8.
Senior synonym of Neivamyrmex angustius, Neivamyrmex porrectognathum: Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 361; of Neivamyrmex beebei: Snelling & Snelling, 2007 PDF: 488.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú, Cordillera, Paraguarí

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Neivamyrmex pilosus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 26, (download) 26 21367
Neivamyrmex pilosus   Snelling, G. C. & Snelling, R. R., 2007, New synonymy, new species, new keys to Neivamyrmex army ants of the United States., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 459-550: 488-489, (download) 488-489 21290

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in rainforest, 7 times found in CCC 550m., 3 times found in Arboleda, 3 times found in wet forest, 4 times found in CES 350m., 1 times found in lecture room across from comedor, 3 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in SOR 750 m, 1 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in tropical wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times column on ground, at lab clearing blacklight. times 3409-s, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times at light, 1 times at bait, 2 times Trail from Los Planes to Llorona. 0900. I collected from every ant column I enco, 1 times Abajo, 2 times Raiding Crematogaster colony on surface of soil and under rocks, 2 times nest, 1 times in road, 1 times Column on trail at SAT 500. Secondgrowth veg., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times Lighttrap, 14 times search, 10 times Blacklight, 2 times light trap, 1 times baiting, 2 times MiniWinkler, 3 times direct collection, 1 times lights, 2 times malaise trap, 2 times Manual Sampling, 1 times baited (malt + gopher feces) pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2600 meters, 216 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Eciton pilosum angustius: casent0905971; syntype of Neivamyrmex pilosus: casent0902654

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