Eciton abstinens

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Eciton abstinens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex raptor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton abstinens
Ihering, 1912

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Neivamyrmex raptor.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • abstinens. Eciton (Acamatus) abstinens Ihering, 1912: 232. Unnecessary replacement name for, and hence junior synonym of, raptans: Forel, 1913l: 213.