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Species: Neivamyrmex punctaticeps   (Emery, 1894) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Eciton (Acamatus) punctaticeps Emery, 1894d PDF: 181 (w.) BRAZIL (Rio de Janeiro). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro (Germain). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Neivamyrmex spinolae (Westwood, 1842). [Junior primary homonym of Dorylus spinolae (Shuckard, 1840).]
[Note: Neivamyrmex punctaticeps oldest junior synonym of Neivamyrmex spinolae (Westwood, 1842) (synonymy by Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 7; Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 409); hence Neivamyrmex punctaticeps first available replacement name (Bolton, 1995b: 291).]
Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 409
Emery, 1894d PDF: 181 (w.).
Junior synonym of Neivamyrmex spinolae (Westwood, 1842): Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 7; Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 409; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 159.
Senior synonym of Neivamyrmex commutatum: Bolton, 1995b: 291.
Senior synonym of Neivamyrmex fiebrigi: Bolton, 1995b: 291.
Senior synonym of Neivamyrmex ierense: Bolton, 1995b: 291.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

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Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

punctaticeps (EmeryHNS 1894a).

Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, “ Paraná R.” (Dept. unknown) “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, INBP, LACM, MCSN, MCZC, MHNG MZSP, NHMB). Literature records: Cordillera, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Borgmeier 1955, Santschi 1916).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in grazed 2nd growth forest, 1 times found in Acacia brush and grass.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Light trap.

Elevations: collected from 29 - 450 meters, 235 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1883-12-31 00:00:00.0 and 2011-01-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Eciton commutatum: casent0915862; syntype of Eciton commutatum: casent0903734; syntype of Eciton fiebrigi: casent0905959; syntype of Eciton fiebrigi columbicum: casent0905960; syntype of Eciton latiscapum hospes: casent0903743; syntype of Labidus spinolae: casent0901962; syntype of Neivamyrmex punctaticeps: casent0903737

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