Eciton schmitti

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Eciton schmitti
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex nigrescens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton schmitti
Emery, 1894

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


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

  • schmitti. Eciton (Acamatus) schmitti Emery, 1894c: 183 (diagnosis in key) (w.) U.S.A. Emery, 1895c: 258 (w.); Wheeler, W.M. & Long, 1901: 161 (m.); Wheeler, G.C. 1943: 331 (l.). Junior synonym of nigrescens: Smith, M.R. 1938b: 160; Borgmeier, 1955: 494.