Eciton aztecum

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Eciton aztecum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex pilosus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton aztecum
Forel, 1901

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


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

  • aztecum. Eciton aztecum Forel, 1901h: 49 (m.) GUATEMALA. Subspecies of mexicanus: Emery, 1910b: 26; of pilosus: Wheeler, W.M. 1921d: 314. Junior synonym of mexicanus: Borgmeier, 1936: 60.