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Species: Neivamyrmex adnepos   (Wheeler, 1922) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Eciton (Acamatus) adnepos Wheeler, 1922e PDF: 2 (w.) TRINIDAD. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 15 syntype workers. Type-locality: Trinidad: Port of Spain, Botanical Garden, vii.1920 (W.M. Wheeler). Type-depositories: AMNH, MCZC, MZSP. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 18
Status as species: Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 562 (redescription); Kempf, 1968b PDF: 372; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 153; Watkins, 1976 PDF: 13 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 287; Palacio, 1999: 157 (in key); Palacio, 2019 PDF: 615.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 2° wet forest, 1 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times nocturnal foraging column, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times MiniWinkler, 1 times search, 1 times MaxiWinkler, 1 times Berlese, 1 times hand collection.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1350 meters, 171 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1985-07-01 and 2015-04-30

Type specimens: syntype of Eciton marginatum: casent0905726

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