Neivamyrmex cristatus

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Neivamyrmex cristatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. cristatus
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex cristatus
(André, 1889)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Ecuador.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • cristatus. Eciton cristatum André, 1889: 223 (w.) SOUTH AMERICA. Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1894c: 183 (in key); in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 10. Senior synonym of crenulatum: Borgmeier, 1953: 10. See also: Borgmeier, 1955: 342.
  • crenulatum. Eciton (Acamatus) legionis subsp. crenulatum Mann, 1916: 422, pl. 1, fig. 1 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of cristatus: Borgmeier, 1953: 10.



  • André, E. 1889. Hyménoptères nouveaux appartenant au groupe des Formicides. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 8: 217-231 (page 223, worker described)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 10, Combination in Neivamyrmex, and senior synonym of crenulatum)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 342, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 183, (in key) Combination in E. (Acamatus))