Neivamyrmex iridescens

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Neivamyrmex iridescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. iridescens
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex iridescens
Borgmeier, 1950

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana (type locality), Suriname, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • iridescens. Neivamyrmex iridescens Borgmeier, 1950c: 623, figs. 1-5 (w.) GUYANA. Material in copal: DuBois, 1998a: 138. See also: Borgmeier, 1955: 540.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1950c. Uma nova espécie do gênero Neivamyrmex Borgmeier (Hym. Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 21: 623-624 (page 623, figs. 1-5 worker described)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 540, see also)