Eciton melanocephalum xipe

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Eciton melanocephalum xipe
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex melanocephalus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton melanocephalum xipe
Wheeler, W.M., 1914

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


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

  • xipe. Eciton (Acamatus) melanocephalum subsp. xipe Wheeler, W.M. 1914b: 41 (w.) MEXICO. Junior synonym of melanocephalus: Smith, M.R. 1942c: 549; Borgmeier, 1953: 19.