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Species: Neivamyrmex adnepos   (Wheeler, 1922) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

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.
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  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):


J. Longino, 4 Apr 2022: DNA barcode data associate workers from Chiapas, Mexico, identified as N. adnepos (Wheeler 1922), and Panama males identified as N. puerulus Borgmeier 1955.

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 00:00:00.0 and 2015-04-30 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Eciton marginatum: casent0905726

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