Eciton spegazzinii

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Eciton spegazzinii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex dorbignii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton spegazzinii
Emery, 1888

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


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

  • spegazzinii. Eciton spegazzinii Emery, 1888e: 691 (w.) ARGENTINA. Gallardo, 1915: 5 (m.). Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1894c: 184 (in key). Subspecies of spinolae and senior synonym of obscurum: Santschi, 1916e: 368. Junior synonym of dorbignii: Santschi, 1921g: 92; Borgmeier, 1955: 461.