Neivamyrmex kuertii

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Neivamyrmex kuertii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. kuertii
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex kuertii
(Enzmann, E.V., 1952)

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain. None of the authors post-1955 who mention kuertii as a species give any indication of its diagnosis or differentiating characters; it therefore remains here as Borgmeier left it, a species inquirenda.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Peru (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.

  • kuertii. Woitkowskia kuertii Enzmann, E.V. 1952: 446, figs. 1, 2, 5 (m.) PERU.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Peru: Vienna (F. Woitkowski).
    • Type-depository: unknown.
    • [Note: Enzmann records that the holotype is “in the author’s possession” ; now presumed lost.]
    • Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955: 459.
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 156; Watkins, 1976: 3 (in list only, not in key); Guénard & Economo, 2015: 226.
    • Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955: 459.
    • [Note: none of the authors post-1955 who mention kuertii as a species give any indication of its diagnosis or differentiating characters; it therefore remains here as Borgmeier left it, a species inquirenda.]

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.
  • Enzmann E. V. 1952. Woitkowskia, a new genus of army ants. Proc. Iowa Acad. Sci. 59: 442-447.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).