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Species: Neivamyrmex impudens   (Mann, 1922) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Eciton (Acamatus) impudens Mann, 1922 PDF: 19, fig. 9 (w.) HONDURAS. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Honduras: Progresso, ii.-iii.1920 (W.M. Mann). Type-depositories: MCZC, MSNG, MZSP, USNM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 10
Status as species: Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 413; Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 381 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 155; Watkins, 1976 PDF: 16 (in key); Watkins, 1982 PDF: 211 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 289; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 254.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):


J. Longino, 30 Nov 2021: Borgmeier (1955:383) wrote "I suspect that longiscapus is the male impudens." DNA barcoding confirms the conjecture. A male that keys to N. longiscapus clusters with a worker of N. impudens, both from a site in Guatemala. Workers of N. impudens from La Selva biological station, near the type locality of N. longiscapus, are in the same cluster.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in moist forest edge, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in moist forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nocturnal column, 1 times column on trail at night, 1 times at light, 1 times column, 1 times nocturnal ground foragers, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times beating vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times search, 1 times beating.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 930 meters, 192 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-03-03 00:00:00.0 and 2016-06-10 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Neivamyrmex impudens: casent0911153

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