Eciton nigrita

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Eciton nigrita
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Labidus coecus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Labidus
Species: Eciton nigrita
Emery, 1901

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


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

  • nigrita. Eciton nigrita Emery, 1901d: 52, fig. 5 (m.) GUATEMALA. Combination in E. (Labidus): Emery, 1910b: 23; in Labidus: Borgmeier, 1953: 6. Subspecies of praedator: Santschi, 1925b: 11; of coecus: Borgmeier, 1953: 6. Junior synonym of coecus: Borgmeier, 1955: 86.