Labidus mexicanus

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Labidus mexicanus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex swainsonii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Labidus mexicanus
Smith, F., 1859

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


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

  • mexicanus. Labidus mexicanus Smith, F. 1859b: 7 (m.) MEXICO. Forel, 1899c: 27 (w.); Reichensperger, 1939: 297 (q.). Combination in Eciton: Dalla Torre, 1893: 4; in E. (Labidus): Emery, 1895c: 260; in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187; in E. (Neivamyrmex): Smith, M.R. 1942c: 544; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 8. Subspecies of pilosus: Borgmeier, 1936: 59. Junior synonym of pilosus: Smith, M.R. 1942c: 544. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of pilosus: Borgmeier, 1953: 14; Borgmeier, 1955: 361. Senior synonym of clavicornis: Mayr, 1886b: 120; of subsulcatum: Dalla Torre, 1893: 4; of aztecum: Borgmeier, 1936: 60; of militarium: Borgmeier, 1953: 14. Junior synonym of swainsonii: Snelling, G.C. & Snelling, R.R., 2007: 490. See also: Borgmeier, 1955: 361.