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Species: Neivamyrmex agilis   Borgmeier, 1953 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Neivamyrmex agilis Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 44 (w.) MEXICO. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Material of the nomen nudum Neivamyrmex cocula referred here by Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 406.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: 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

Neivamyrmex agilis BorgmeierHNS

Figures 1 a-b, 17, 31, 49

Eciton (Acamatus) cocula MannHNS, 1925: 77 (w). Nomen nudum.

Neivamyrmex agilis BorgmeierHNS, 1953: 45 (w). MEXICO, Chihuahua, Rio Santa Maria (MCZC).

Borgmeier, 1955: 406 - 407 (w). Watkins, 1976: 17. Watkins, 1982: 211; pl. 8, fig. 8 (w). Watkins, 1985: 482 (w). MacKay & MacKay, 2002: 47.


UNITED STATES: Arizona, New Mexico; MEXICO: Chihuahua, Jalisco (Watkins, 1982).


UNITED STATES, ARIZONA, Cochise Co.: 0.5 mi. S. Paradise 5500 ' (LACM); 13.84 mi. E Coronado National Monument GoogleMaps (31.36 º N 110.51 º W) (GCSC, LACM) GoogleMaps. Santa Cruz Co.: 1 mi. SE Pena Blanca Lake , 3950 ', under rock (ARSU, GCSC). Gila Co.: Hwy. 77, 12.1 mi. N Globe GoogleMaps @ 0.8 mi. W Hwy 77 (33.55 º N 110.68 º W), 4920 ' (GCSC, LACM, RAJC) GoogleMaps. NEW MEXICO, Grant Co.: 3 mi. S. I- 10 3.8 mi. E. Separ I- 10, in Pogonomyrmex rugosusHNS nest (ARSU, GCSC, MCZC).


A seldom collected species, N. agilisHNS is known from only a handful of records. Until now known only from the area around Paradise Arizona, we take this opportunity to present new locality records for this species.

The male and queen of this species are so far unknown, but we believe that N. andreiHNS is the likely male.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in oak-juniper-pine woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under rock.

Elevations: collected from 1676 - 1780 meters, 1728 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1967-08-15 and 2009-08-06

Type specimens:

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