Eciton opacithorax castaneum

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Eciton opacithorax castaneum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex opacithorax)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton opacithorax castaneum
Borgmeier, 1939

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Type Specimen Label

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


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

  • castaneum. Eciton (Acamatus) opacithorax var. castaneum Borgmeier, 1939: 416 (w.) COSTA RICA. Borgmeier, 1948a: 192 (q.m.). Combination in E. (Neivamyrmex): Borgmeier, 1948a: 191; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 5. Subspecies of opacithorax: Borgmeier, 1948a: 191. Junior synonym of opacithorax: Borgmeier, 1955: 502.