Eciton arizonense

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Eciton arizonense
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex swainsonii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton arizonense
Wheeler, W.M., 1908

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Type Specimen Label

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


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

  • arizonense. Eciton (Acamatus) arizonense Wheeler, W.M. 1908e: 414, pl. 26, fig. 5 (m.) U.S.A. Combination in E. (Neivamyrmex): Smith, M.R. 1942c: 581; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 18. Subspecies of swainsonii: Borgmeier, 1953: 19. Junior synonym of swainsonii: Borgmeier, 1955: 454.