Eciton leptognathum mesognathum

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Eciton leptognathum mesognathum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex falciferus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton leptognathum mesognathum
Santschi, 1920

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

Nomenclature

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

  • mesognathum. Eciton (Acamatus) leptognathum var. mesognathum Santschi, 1920d: 368, fig. 5 (m.) FRENCH GUIANA. Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 13. Junior synonym of falciferus: Borgmeier, 1955: 357.

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