Eciton silvestrii

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Eciton silvestrii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex hetschkoi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton silvestrii
Emery, 1906

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

Nomenclature

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

  • silvestrii. Eciton silvestrii Emery, 1906c: 109 (w.) ARGENTINA. Combination in E. (Acamatus): Bruch, 1914: 215; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 6. Junior synonym of hetschkoi: Borgmeier, 1955: 472.

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