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Species: Neivamyrmex leonardi   (Wheeler, 1915) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Eciton (Acamatus) leonardi Wheeler, 1915b PDF: 392 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Eciton (Neivamyrmex): Smith, 1942c PDF: 570.
Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 10.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Neivamyrmex leonardi   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: 476-477, (download) 476-477 21290 GoogleMaps
Neivamyrmex leonardi   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in date palm plantation, edge of desert scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times ex soil near Myrmecocystus nest.

Elevations: collected from 140 - 410 meters, 275 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1994-08-23 and 2000-02-10

Type specimens: syntype of Eciton peninsulare: casent0905734

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