Eciton raptans

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Eciton raptans
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex raptor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton raptans
Forel, 1911

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


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

  • raptans. Eciton raptans Forel, 1911d: 395 (footnote). [Unnecessary replacement name for raptor Forel, see below.] Bruch, 1924a: 232 (q., see Bruch, 1925b: 125). Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 8. Subspecies of hetschkoi: Bruch, 1928: 350. Revived status as species: Santschi, 1934c: 25. Senior synonym of abstinens (unnecessary replacement name): Forel, 1913l: 213; of rebellatum: Borgmeier, 1955: 481. Junior synonym of raptor: Bolton, 1995b: 291.