Eciton nitens

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Eciton nitens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex pertii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton nitens
Mayr, 1868

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


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

  • nitens. Eciton nitens Mayr, 1868b: 168 (w.) ARGENTINA. Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1894c: 181 (in text). Junior synonym of spinolae: Emery, 1900a: 522; of strobeli: Bruch, 1916: 294.