NeivamyrmexBorgmeier, 1940valid

Extant: 127 valid species (37 synonyms, 2 homonyms, 2 unidentifiable, 2 unavailable), 1 valid subspecies (22 synonyms)

Fossil: 1 valid species

Neivamyrmex Borgmeier, 1940Borgmeier, T. 1940. Duas notas myrmecologicas. Revista de Entomologia (Rio de Janeiro) 11:606. [1940-06-28] PDFExternal_link: 606 [as subgenus of Eciton]. AntWeb AntWiki
[Replacement name for Acamatus Emery, 1894dEmery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 26:137-241. [1894-06-27] PDFExternal_link: 181; junior homonym of Acamatus Schoenherr, 1833Schoenherr, C. J. 1833. Genera et species Curculionidum, cum synonymia hujus familiae. Tomus 1, pars 1. Paris: Roret, xv + 381 pp. [1833]External_link: 20 Coleoptera.]. Neivamyrmex in Dorylinae, Ecitonini: Donisthorpe, 1943gDonisthorpe, H. 1943g. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [part]. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)10:617-688. [1943-09]External_link: 673; Borgmeier, 1955Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Studia Entomologica 3:1-720. [1955] PDFExternal_link: 79; Kempf, 1972bKempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da região Neotropical. Studia Entomologica 15:3-344. [1972-08-25] PDFExternal_link: 152; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988Dlussky, G. M.; Fedoseeva, E. B. 1988. Origin and early stages of evolution in ants. [In Russian.]. Pp. 70-144 in: Ponomarenko, A. G. (ed.) 1988. Cretaceous biocenotic crisis and insect evolution. [In Russian.]. Moskva: Nauka, 232 pp. [1987-12-22>]External_link: 79. Neivamyrmex in Ecitoninae: Brown, 1973bBrown, W. L., Jr. 1973b. A comparison of the Hylean and Congo-West African rain forest ant faunas. Pp. 161-185 in: Meggers, B. J.; Ayensu, E. S.; Duckworth, W. D. (eds.) 1973. Tropical forest ecosystems in Africa and South America: a comparative review. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, viii + 350 pp. [1973-01] PDFExternal_link}: 166; Snelling, 1981Snelling, R. R. 1981. Systematics of social Hymenoptera. Pp. 369-453 in: Hermann, H. R. (ed.) 1981. Social insects. Volume 2. New York: Academic Press, xiii + 491 pp. [1981] [1981]External_link: 392. Neivamyrmex in Ecitoninae, Ecitonini: Bolton, 1990cBolton, B. 1990c. Army ants reassessed: the phylogeny and classification of the doryline section (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 24:1339-1364. [1990-10-19] PDFExternal_link: 1357; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp.External_link: 12; Jaffe, 1993Jaffe, K. 1993. El mundo de las hormigas. Baruta, Venezuela: Equinoccio (Ediciones de la Universidad Simón Bolívar), 188 pp. [1993-07]External_link: 13; Bolton, 1994Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. [1994-07-25]External_link: 39; all subsequent authors. Neivamyrmex as subgenus of Eciton: Creighton, 1950aCreighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 104:1-585. [1950-04] PDFExternal_link: 64; Kusnezov, 1956aKusnezov, N. 1956a. Claves para la identificación de las hormigas de la fauna argentina. Idia 104-105:1-56. [1956-09] PDFExternal_link: 8. Neivamyrmex as genus: Borgmeier, 1950cBorgmeier, T. 1950c. Uma nova espécie do gênero Neivamyrmex Borgmeier (Hym. Formicidae). Revista de Entomologia (Rio de Janeiro) 21:623-624. [1950-12-30]External_link: 624; Borgmeier, 1955Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Studia Entomologica 3:1-720. [1955] PDFExternal_link: 277; Smith, 1958cSmith, M. R. 1958c. Family Formicidae. Pp. 108-162 in: Krombein, K. V. (ed.) 1958. Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico. Synoptic catalogue. First supplement. United States Department of Agriculture. Agriculture Monograph 2(suppl. 1):1-305. [1958-10-08]External_link: 108; all subsequent authors except the above entry.
Genus Neivamyrmex references
Emery, 1894dEmery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 26:137-241. [1894-06-27] PDFExternal_link: 183 (species key); Emery, 1910bEmery, C. 1910b. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102:1-34. [1910-06-25] PDFExternal_link: 23 (diagnosis, catalogue); Gallardo, 1920Gallardo, A. 1920. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dorilinas. Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 30:281-410. [1920-02-28] PDFExternal_link: 348 (Argentina species key); Smith, 1942cSmith, M. R. 1942c. The legionary ants of the United States belonging to Eciton subgenus Neivamyrmex Borgmeier. American Midland Naturalist 27:537-590. [1942-06-30] PDFExternal_link: 542 (U.S.A. species key); Buren, 1944aBuren, W. F. 1944a. A list of Iowa ants. Iowa State College Journal of Science 18:277-312. [1944-04] PDFExternal_link: 280 (U.S.A., Iowa species key); Creighton, 1950aCreighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 104:1-585. [1950-04] PDFExternal_link: 66 (North America species key); Borgmeier, 1955Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Studia Entomologica 3:1-720. [1955] PDFExternal_link: 277, 290 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Watkins, 1971Watkins, J. F., II 1971. A taxonomic review of Neivamyrmex moseri, N. pauxillus, and N. leonardi, including new distribution records and original descriptions of queens of the first two species. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 44:93-103. [1971-02-26] PDFExternal_link: 93 (U.S.A. species key); Kempf, 1972bKempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da região Neotropical. Studia Entomologica 15:3-344. [1972-08-25] PDFExternal_link: 152 (Neotropical catalogue); Watkins, 1972Watkins, J. F., II 1972. The taxonomy of Neivamyrmex texanus, n. sp., N. nigrescens and N. californicus (Formicidae: Dorylinae), with distribution map and keys to the species of Neivamyrmex of the United States. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 45:347-372. [1972-07-18] PDFExternal_link: 348 (U.S.A. species key); Watkins, 1976Watkins, J. F., II 1976. The identification and distribution of New World army ants (Dorylinae: Formicidae). Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 102 pp. [1976] PDFExternal_link: 11 (all species key); Smith, 1979Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V.; Hurd, P. D.; Smith, D. R.; Burks, B. D. (eds.) 1979. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. i-xvi, 1199-2209. [1979]External_link: 1329 (North America catalogue); Watkins, 1982Watkins, J. F., II 1982. The army ants of Mexico (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ecitoninae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 55:197-247. [1982-04-20] PDFExternal_link: 210 (Mexico species key); Watkins, 1985Watkins, J. F., II 1985. The identification and distribution of the army ants of the United States of America (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Ecitoninae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 58:479-502. [1985-07-31] PDFExternal_link: 481 (U.S.A. species key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986gWheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1986g. The ants of Nevada. Los Angeles: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, vii + 138 pp. [1986] PDFExternal_link: 19 (U.S.A., Nevada species key); Brandão, 1991Brandão, C. R. F. 1991. Adendos ao catálogo abreviado das formigas da região Neotropical (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 35:319-412. [1991-08-31] PDFExternal_link: 359 (Neotropical catalogue); Bolton, 1995aBolton, B. 1995a. A taxonomic and zoogeographical census of the extant ant taxa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 29:1037-1056. [1995-08] PDFExternal_link: 1051 (census); Bolton, 1995bBolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. [1995-10]External_link: 287 (catalogue); Ward, 1999AWard, P. S. 1999A. Deceptive similarity in army ants of the genus Neivamyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): taxonomy, distribution and biology of N. californicus (Mayr) and N. nigrescens (Cresson). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 8:74-97. [1999-05-03]External_link: 90 (modification of Watkins, 1985 key); Palacio, 1999Palacio, E. 1999. Hormigas legionarias (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ecitoninae) de Colombia. Pp. 117-189 in: Amat-G., G.; Andrade-C., M. G.; Fernández, F. (eds.) 1999. Insectos de Colombia. Volumen II. Bogotá: Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, 433 pp. [1999-11]External_link: 154 (Colombia species key); Mackay & MacKay, 2002Mackay, W.; MacKay, E. 2002. The ants of New Mexico (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 400 pp. [2002-12] PDFExternal_link: 40 (U.S.A., New Mexico species key); Coovert, 2005: 30 (U.S.A., Ohio species key); Snelling, G.C & Snelling, 2007Snelling, R. R. 2007. A review of the arboreal Afrotropical ant genus Axinidris. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80:551-579. [2007-09]External_link: 462 (U.S.A. species, keys).
Species
abstinens fumosus moseri
adnepos fuscipennis ndeh
agilis garbei nigrescens
albacorpus genalis nitens
alfaroi gibbatus nocua
amplipennis goeldii nordenskioldii
andrei goyahkla nyensis
angulimandibulatus graciellae obscura
angustinodis gracilis obscurum
angustius gradualis ogloblini
antillanus grandipseudops opacithorax
arizonense gravenhorstii orthonotus
asper guerinii oslari
aztecum guyanensis pacificus
balzani halidaii paraense
baylori harrisii pauxillus
beebei haskinsi peninsulare
bohlsi hetschkoi perplexus
bruchi hopei pertii
bureni hospes physognathus
californicus humilis pilosus
carettei ierense piraticus
carinifrons iheringi planidens
carolinensis illigeri planidorsus
castaneum imbellis porrectognathum
chamelensis impudens postangustatus
clavicornis inca postcarinatus
clavifemur inflatus pseudops
cloosae iridescens puerulus
cocula isodentatus pulchellus
coeca jerrmanni pullus
colombi kiowapache punctaticeps
columbicum klugii quadratoocciputus
commutatum kuertii radoszkowskii
compressinodis laevigatus raptans
connectens latiscapus raptor
cornutus latreillii rebellatum
crassiscapus legionis richteri
cratensis lemoulti romandii
crenulatum leonardi rosenbergi
cristatus leptognathus rugulosus
curvinotus lieselae schmitti
densepunctatus longiscapus scutellaris
desartsi luederwaldti shuckardi
detectus macrodentatus silvestrii
diabolus macropterus spatulatus
diana mandibularis spegazzinii
digitistipus manni spinolae
distans marginatum spoliator
diversinodis maroccanus strobeli
dorbignii maxillosus subsulcatum
dubia megathrix sulcatus
ectopus melanocephalus sumichrasti
emersoni melshaemeri swainsonii
emeryi mesognathum taunayi
enzmanni mexicana tenuis
erichsonii mexicanus texanus
exagona micans tristani
falcifer microps tristis
fallax militarium vicinus
fiebrigi minensis walkerii
filicorne minor wheeleri
fonscolombii modestus wilsoni
foveolatus modificata xipe
frontalis mojave

†fossil valid synonym subspecies unidentifiable/excluded from Formicidae unavailable/nomen nudum homonym original combination View full key