Neivamyrmex emersoni

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Neivamyrmex emersoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. emersoni
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex emersoni
(Wheeler, W.M., 1921)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana (type locality), Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

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.

  • emersoni. Eciton (Acamatus) angustinode subsp. emersoni Wheeler, W.M. 1921d: 311 (w.) GUYANA. Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 18. Raised to species: Borgmeier, 1953: 18. Senior synonym of haskinsi: Borgmeier, 1955: 555.
  • haskinsi. Eciton (Neivamyrmex) angustinode subsp. haskinsi Weber, 1943b: 68, fig. 1 (w.) TRINIDAD. Junior synonym of emersoni: Borgmeier, 1955: 555.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 18, Combination in Neivamyrmex, and raised to species.)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 555, Senior synonym of haskinsi)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921d. Observations on army ants in British Guiana. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 56: 291-328 (page 311, worker described)