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Species: Neivamyrmex pilosus   (Smith, 1858) 

Classification:
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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.
Status as species: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 409; Roger, 1863b PDF: 36; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 77 (in key); Mayr, 1886b PDF: 120 (in key); Emery, 1890c PDF: 39; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 5; Emery, 1894d PDF: 183 (in key); Emery, 1894l PDF: 45; Forel, 1895b PDF: 120; Forel, 1899b PDF: 27; Forel, 1908 PDF: 347; Wheeler, 1908h PDF: 412; Emery, 1910b PDF: 25; Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 562; Forel, 1912d PDF: 45; Mann, 1916 PDF: 422; Wheeler, 1916f PDF: 324; Crawley, 1916b PDF: 368; Luederwaldt, 1918 PDF: 37; Wheeler, 1921d PDF: 312; Wheeler, 1922e PDF: 1; Borgmeier, 1923: 48; Smith, 1931b PDF: 296; Borgmeier, 1934 PDF: 94; Eidmann, 1936a PDF: 32; Smith, 1938b PDF: 158; Smith, 1942c PDF: 544 (redescription); Creighton, 1950a PDF: 75; Smith, 1951c PDF: 781; Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 361 (redescription); Kempf, 1970c PDF: 324; Watkins, 1971 PDF: 94 (in key); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 158; Watkins, 1972 PDF: 348 (in key); Watkins, 1976 PDF: 16 (in key); Watkins, 1982 PDF: 210 (in key); Watkins, 1985 PDF: 481 (in key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g PDF: 19 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 290; Palacio, 1999: 157 (in key); Mackay & MacKay, 2002 PDF: 63; Wild, 2007B PDF: 26; Snelling & Snelling, 2007 PDF: 488.

Distribution:

  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, 4 times found in wet forest, 7 times found in CCC 550m., 3 times found in Arboleda, 4 times found in CES 350m., 2 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in lecture room across from comedor, 3 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in SOR 750 m, 2 times found in mature wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times column on ground, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times at light, 1 times at bait, at lab clearing blacklight. times 3409-s, 1 times column on trail, 1 times column on road, 2 times column, 1 times at lights, 1 times wet forest; at light, 1 times Arriba, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times Lighttrap, 14 times search, 10 times Blacklight, 2 times light trap, 3 times direct collection, 1 times baiting, 2 times MiniWinkler, 1 times lights, 2 times malaise trap, 2 times Manual Sampling, 1 times Sweeping, ...

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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