Neivamyrmex coeca

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Neivamyrmex coeca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. coeca
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex coeca
(Buckley, 1867)

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.



Distribution based on type material

United States (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • coeca. Myrmica (Monomorium) coeca Buckley, 1867: 339 (w.) U.S.A. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Myrmica caeca Jerdon, 1851: 116 (Bolton, 1995b: 288).] Combination in Eciton: Emery, 1895c: 260; possibly synonymous with opacithorax or schmitti: Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 27. Unidentifiable taxon: incertae sedis in Dorylinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1332; incertae sedis in Neivamyrmex: Bolton, 1995b: 288.



  • Buckley, S. B. 1867. Descriptions of new species of North American Formicidae (continued from page 172.). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Phila. 6: 335-350 (page 339, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1895d. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. (Schluss). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 257-360 (page 260, Combination in Eciton)
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 116, Unresolved junior primary homonym of Myrmica caeca)
  • Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V., Hurd, P. D., Smith, D. R., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. i-xvi, 1199-2209. (page 1332, unplaced taxon of Ecitoninae)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1902g. A consideration of S. B. Buckley's "North American Formicidae.". Trans. Tex. Acad. Sci. 4: 17-31 (page 27, Possibly synonymous with opacithorax or schmitti)