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Species: Neivamyrmex cristatus   (André, 1889) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Eciton cristatum André, 1889 PDF: 223 (w.) SOUTH AMERICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: South America (no further data). Type-depository: MNHN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Eciton (Acamatus): Emery, 1894d PDF: 183 (in key).
Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 10.
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 2; Emery, 1894d PDF: 183 (in key); Forel, 1895b PDF: 119; Emery, 1910b PDF: 24; Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 412; Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 10; Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 342 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 153; Watkins, 1976 PDF: 11 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 288; Bezděčková et al., 2015 PDF: 110; Palacio, 2019 PDF: 615.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Floodplain forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times manual sampling.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1977-07-27 and 2012-07-19

Type specimens: syntype of Eciton cristatum: casent0915347

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