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Genus: Neivamyrmex   Borgmeier, 1940 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 126 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

Fossil: 1 valid species

Neivamyrmex Borgmeier, 1940 PDF: 606 [as subgenus of Eciton]. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Replacement name for Acamatus Emery, 1894d PDF: 181; junior homonym of Acamatus Schoenherr, 1833: 20 Coleoptera.].
Neivamyrmex as genus: Borgmeier, 1950c: 624; Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 277; Smith, 1958c PDF: 108; all subsequent authors except the above entry.
Genus Neivamyrmex references
Emery, 1894d PDF: 183 (species key); Emery, 1910b PDF: 23 (diagnosis, catalogue); Gallardo, 1920 PDF: 348 (Argentina species key); Smith, 1942c PDF: 542 (U.S.A. species key); Buren, 1944a PDF: 280 (U.S.A., Iowa species key); Creighton, 1950a PDF: 66 (North America species key); Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 277, 290 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Watkins, 1971 PDF: 93 (U.S.A. species key); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 152 (Neotropical catalogue); Watkins, 1972 PDF: 348 (U.S.A. species key); Watkins, 1976 PDF: 11 (all species key); Smith, 1979: 1329 (North America catalogue); Watkins, 1982 PDF: 210 (Mexico species key); Watkins, 1985 PDF: 481 (U.S.A. species key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g PDF: 19 (U.S.A., Nevada species key); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 359 (Neotropical catalogue); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1051 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 287 (catalogue); Ward, 1999A PDF: 90 (modification of Watkins, 1985 key); Palacio, 1999: 154 (Colombia species key); Mackay & MacKay, 2002 PDF: 40 (U.S.A., New Mexico species key); Coovert, 2005: 30 (U.S.A., Ohio species key); Snelling & Snelling, 2007 PDF: 462 (U.S.A. species, keys); Borowiec, 2016 10.3897/zookeys.608.9427 PDF: 170 (worker, male diagnosis); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 135 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:

Army ants on the march. This species, Neivamyrmex californicus, is endemic to California and Baja California. Jasper Ridge, California, USA.
Image © Alex Wild.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Nearctic, Neotropical bioregions (based on species list records).

Nearctic Region: United States
Neotropical Region: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
Palearctic Region: Morocco

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Neivamyrmex   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 26, (download) 26 21367
Neivamyrmex   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Neivamyrmex   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 28, (download) 28 21008

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