Eciton commutatum

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Eciton commutatum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex punctaticeps)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton commutatum
Emery, 1900

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

Nomenclature

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

  • commutatum. Eciton commutatum Emery, 1900a: 184 (w.) COLOMBIA. Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187; in E. (Neivamyrmex): Smith, M.R. 1942c: 568; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 6. Senior synonym of columbicum: Borgmeier, 1953: 9. Junior synonym of spinolae: Borgmeier, 1955: 409.

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