Neivamyrmex dorbignii

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Neivamyrmex dorbignii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. dorbignii
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex dorbignii
(Shuckard, 1840)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 18.58333333° to -37.12°.

     
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia (type locality), Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • dorbignii. Labidus dorbignii Shuckard, 1840b: 259 (m.) (no state data, “South America”).
    • Type-material: syntype males (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: South America: (no further data).
    • [Note: Santschi, 1921g: 92, gives Patagonia, 1834 (d’Orbigny) as data on the MNHN specimens.]
    • Type-depositories: MNHN, NHMB, OXUM.
    • [Misspelled as dorbignyi by Dalla Torre, 1893: 2.]
    • Combination in Eciton: Dalla Torre, 1893: 2; Forel, 1895b: 119;
    • combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187;
    • combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 14.
    • Status as species: Westwood, 1842: 77; Smith, F. 1859b: 8; Roger, 1863b: 41; Mayr, 1863: 424; Dalla Torre, 1893: 2; Forel, 1895b: 119; Emery, 1900a: 177 (in key); Emery, 1910b: 25; Santschi, 1921g: 92; Borgmeier, 1955: 461 (redescription); Kempf, 1972a: 154; Watkins, 1976: 18 (in key); Zolessi, et al. 1988: 5; Bolton, 1995b: 288.
    • Senior synonym of obscurum: Santschi, 1921g: 92; Borgmeier, 1955: 461; Kempf, 1972a: 154; Bolton, 1995b: 288.
    • Senior synonym of spegazzinii: Santschi, 1921g: 92; Borgmeier, 1953: 15; Borgmeier, 1955: 461; Kempf, 1972a: 154; Bolton, 1995b: 288.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay.
  • obscurum. Eciton spinolae subsp. obscurum Forel, 1911e: 250 (m.) ARGENTINA (no province data, “Patagonien”).
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Argentina: Patagonia (no further data).
    • Type-depository: ZSBS.
    • Junior synonym of spegazzinii: Santschi, 1916e: 368; Gallardo, 1920: 357.
    • Junior synonym of dorbignii: Santschi, 1921g: 92; Borgmeier, 1955: 461; Kempf, 1972a: 154; Bolton, 1995b: 288.
  • spegazzinii. Eciton spegazzinii Emery, 1888e: 691 (w.) ARGENTINA (Buenos Aires).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Argentina: La Plata (no collector’s name).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Gallardo, 1915: 5 (m.).
    • Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1894c: 184 (in key).
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 6; Emery, 1894c: 184 (in key); Emery, 1906c: 109; Emery, 1910b: 25; Santschi, 1912e: 526; Bruch, 1914: 215; Forel, 1915c: 353; Bruch, 1915: 529; Gallardo, 1915: 2; Santschi, 1919f: 39.
    • Subspecies of spinolae: Santschi, 1916e: 368; Gallardo, 1920: 357; Borgmeier, 1923: 49.
    • Junior synonym of dorbignii: Santschi, 1921g: 92; Borgmeier, 1953: 15; Borgmeier, 1955: 461; Kempf, 1972a: 154; Bolton, 1995b: 291.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2944
  • Emery C. 1900. Nuovi studi sul genere Eciton. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna (5)8: 173-188
  • Emery C. 1910. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
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  • Kusnezov N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Miscelánea. Instituto Miguel Lillo 61:1-147 + 28 pl.
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  • Santschi F. 1912. Quelques fourmis de l'Amérique australe. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 20: 519-534.
  • Vásquez-Bolaños M. 2011. Lista de especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) para México. Dugesiana 18: 95-133
  • Watkins II, J.F. 1982.The army ants of Mexico (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ecitoninae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 55(2): 197-247.
  • Watkins J. F., II 1976. The identification and distribution of New World army ants (Dorylinae: Formicidae). Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 102 pp
  • Zolessi L. C. de; Y. P. de Abenante, and M. E. Philippi. 1989. Catálogo sistemático de las especies de Formícidos del Uruguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Montevideo: ORCYT Unesco, 40 + ix pp.
  • de Zolessi, L.C., Y.P. de Abenante and M.E. Philippi. 1987. Lista sistemática de las especies de formícidos del Uruguay. Comunicaciones Zoologicas del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo 11(165):1-9
  • do Nascimento, I.C. 2006. Fenologia dos Voos de Acasalamento em Formigas Tropicais