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Species: Neivamyrmex antillanus   (Forel, 1897) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Eciton antillanum Forel, 1897b PDF: 299 (w.) GRENADA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Grenada (H.H. Smith). Type-depositories: BMNH, MHNG, MZSP. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as antillarum by Emery, 1910b PDF: 24; Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 416.]
Combination in Eciton (Acamatus): Emery, 1910b PDF: 24.
Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 8.
Junior synonym of Neivamyrmex klugii: Emery, 1900e: 187.
Status as species: Wheeler, 1905c PDF: 122; Emery, 1910b PDF: 24; Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 416; Borgmeier, 1948a PDF: 197; Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 9; Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 418 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 153; Watkins, 1976 PDF: 13 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 287.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: French Guiana, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Notes:

J. Longino, 17 Dec 2021: In Central America, workers that key to antillanus (Forel 1897) and males that key to halidaii (Shuckard 1840) are in the same DNA barcode cluster.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in mature secondary forest along dry creek, 1 times found in Pisonia-Tabebuia, 1 times found in cocoa-orchard, 1 times found in TerraFirme.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter dweller, 2 times ex soil, 1 times nests under logs, 1 times LeafLitter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times hand collection, 1 times Pitfall48h.

Elevations: collected from 25 - 140 meters, 74 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2015-04-25 and 2021-03-07

Type specimens: syntype of Neivamyrmex antillanus: casent0902655, casent0905965, casent0905966

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