Neivamyrmex gracilis

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Neivamyrmex gracilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. gracilis
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex gracilis
Borgmeier, 1955

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • gracilis. Neivamyrmex gracilis Borgmeier, 1955: 590, pl. 51, figs. 3, 9, 21; pl. 75, fig. 2 (m.) BRAZIL (São Paulo, Bahia).
    • Type-material: 5 syntype males.
    • Type-locality: 4 males Brazil: São Paulo, Agudos, i.1953, 6.iii.1953, 26.ii.1954, nos 766, 921, 922 (W.W. Kempf), and 1 male: Brazil: Bahia, Canudos, vii.1951 (Travassos).
    • Type-depositories: MZSP, NHMB.
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 154; Watkins, 1976: 19 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 289.
    • Distribution: Brazil.

Description

References

  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 590, pl. 51 figs. 3, 9, 21; p. 75 fig. 2 male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Baroni Urbani C. 1977. Katalog der Typen von Formicidae (Hymenoptera) der Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums Basel (2. Teil). Mitt. Entomol. Ges. Basel (n.s.) 27: 61-102.
  • Borgmeier T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Studia Entomologica 3: 1-720.
  • Esteves F. A., C. R. F. Brandao, and L. P. Prado. 2011. The type specimens of Dorylomorph ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae: Aenictinae, Ecitoninae, Cerapachyinae, Leptanilloidinae) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia 51(22): 341-397.
  • Kempf W. W. 1961. Nota preliminar sôbre a fauna das formigas de Agudos, S. P. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 10: 205-208.
  • Kempf W. W. 1978. A preliminary zoogeographical analysis of a regional ant fauna in Latin America. 114. Studia Entomologica 20: 43-62.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Watkins J. F., II 1976. The identification and distribution of New World army ants (Dorylinae: Formicidae). Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 102 pp