Eciton wheeleri

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Eciton wheeleri
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex harrisii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Eciton wheeleri
Emery, 1901

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


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

  • wheeleri. Eciton wheeleri Emery, 1901d: 55, fig. 8 (w.) U.S.A. Smith, M.R. 1942c: 561 (q.). Combination in E. (Acamatus): Wheeler, W.M. 1908e: 412; in E. (Neivamyrmex): Smith, M.R. 1942c: 561; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 6. Senior synonym of dubia: Smith, M.R. 1942c: 561. Junior synonym of harrisii: Watkins, 1968: 275. See also: Borgmeier, 1955: 511.