Neivamyrmex nigrescens(Cresson, 1872)valid
Labidus nigrescens Cresson, 1872Cresson, E. T. 1872. Hymenoptera Texana. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4:153-292. [1872-11] PDFExternal_link: 194 (m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntWeb AntWiki
Wheeler, 1900aWheeler, W. M. 1900a. The female of Eciton sumichrasti Norton, with some notes on the habits of Texan Ecitons. American Naturalist 34:563-574. [1900-07-25]External_link: 563 (q.); 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: 551 (w.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1984aWheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1984a. The larvae of the army ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): a revision. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 57:263-275. [1984-05-18] PDFExternal_link: 273 (l.). Combination in Eciton: Dalla Torre, 1893Dalla Torre, K. W. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. [1893] PDFExternal_link}: 5; in Neivamyrmex (Labidus): Emery, 1895dEmery, C. 1895d. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. (Schluss). Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 8:257-360. [1895-05-11] PDFExternal_link: 261; in Neivamyrmex (Acamatus): Emery, 1900eEmery, C. 1900e. Nuovi studi sul genere Eciton. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna (5)8:173-188 [pagination of separate: 511-526]. [1900]External_link: 187; in Neivamyrmex (Neivamyrmex): 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: 550; Gregg, 1963Gregg, R. E. 1963. The ants of Colorado, with reference to their ecology, taxonomy, and geographic distribution. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, xvi + 792 pp. [1963]External_link: 286; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Studia Entomologica 3:1-720. [1955] PDFExternal_link: 494; 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}: 349. Senior synonym of Neivamyrmex schmitti: Smith, 1938bSmith, M. R. 1938b. Notes on the legionary ants (Eciton, subgenus Acamatus) with a record of new specific synonymy. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 40:157-160. [1938-06-24] PDFExternal_link: 160; Borgmeier, 1955Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Studia Entomologica 3:1-720. [1955] PDFExternal_link: 494. See also: 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}: 358; 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: 1331; Petralia & Vinson, 1980Petralia, R. S.; Vinson, S. B. 1980 ("1979"). Comparative anatomy of the ventral region of ant larvae, and its relation to feeding behavior. Psyche (Cambridge) 86:375-394. [1980-12-19] PDFExternal_link: 378; 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: 84; Snelling & Snelling, 2007Snelling, G. C.; Snelling, R. R. 2007. New synonymy, new species, new keys to Neivamyrmex army ants of the United States. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80:459-550. [2007-09] PDFExternal_link: 484.
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