Eciton burchelli jeanae

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Eciton burchelli jeanae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Eciton burchellii cupiens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: Eciton burchelli jeanae
Weber, 1941

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Eciton burchellii cupiens.


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

  • jeanae. Eciton burchelli subsp. jeanae Weber, 1941c: 329 (s.w.q.) GUYANA. Weber, 1943a: 89 (q.). Junior synonym of cupiens: Borgmeier, 1955: 178.


  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 178, Junior synonym of cupiens)
  • Weber, N. A. 1941c. The rediscovery of the queen of Eciton (Labidus) coecum Latr. (Hym.: Formicidae). Am. Midl. Nat. 26: 325-329 (page 329, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1943a. The queen of a British Guiana Eciton and a new ant garden Solenopsis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 45: 88-91 (page 89, queen described)