Neivamyrmex pertii

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

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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

  • latreillii. Labidus latreillii Perty, 1833: 138, pl.27, fig. 11 (m.) BRAZIL. [Junior primary homonym of Labidus latreillii Jurine, 1807: 283.] Replacement name: pertii Shuckard, 1840b: 262.
  • illigeri. Labidus illigeri Shuckard, 1840d: 397 (m.) BRAZIL. Combination in Eciton: Dalla Torre, 1893: 4; in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187; in E. (Neivamyrmex): Borgmeier, 1948b: 462. Junior synonym of pertii: Borgmeier, 1953: 12.
  • pertii. Labidus pertii Shuckard, 1840b: 262. Replacement name for latreillii Perty, 1833: 138. [Junior primary homonym of latreillii Jurine, 1807: 283.] Combination in Eciton: Forel, 1895b: 120; in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 15. Senior synonym of illigeri, fonscolombii (and its junior synonyms strobeli, nitens): Borgmeier, 1955: 303.
  • fonscolombii. Labidus fonscolombii Westwood, 1842: 76 (m.) BRAZIL. Combination in Eciton: Dalla Torre, 1893: 2; in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 11. Junior synonym of pertii: Forel, 1911e: 250. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of pertii and senior synonym of strobeli (and its junior synonym nitens): Borgmeier, 1953: 11. Junior synonym of pertii: Borgmeier, 1955: 303.
  • nitens. Eciton nitens Mayr, 1868b: 168 (w.) ARGENTINA. Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1894c: 181 (in text). Junior synonym of spinolae: Emery, 1900a: 522; of strobeli: Bruch, 1916: 294.
  • strobeli. Labidus strobeli Mayr, 1868b: 166 (m.) ARGENTINA. Bruch, 1916: 294 (w.); Bruch, 1921: 177 (q.l.). Combination in E. (Labidus): Mayr, 1886d: 441; in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187; in E. (Neivamyrmex): Borgmeier, 1948b: 462. Senior synonym of nitens: Bruch, 1916: 294. Junior synonym of fonscolombii: Borgmeier, 1953: 11.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 15, Combination in Neivamyrmex)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 303, Senior synonym of illigeri and fonscolombii (and its junior synonyms strobeli and nitens))
  • Emery, C. 1900e. Nuovi studi sul genere Eciton. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)8:173-188 (page 187, Combination in E. (Acamatus))
  • Forel, A. 1895b. A fauna das formigas do Brazil. Bol. Mus. Para. Hist. Nat. Ethnogr. 1: 89-139 (page 120, Combination in Eciton)
  • Jurine, L. 1807. Nouvelle méthode de classer les Hyménoptères et les Diptères. Hyménoptères. Vol. 1. Genève: Paschoud, 319 pp. (page 283, Junior primary homonym of latreillii)
  • Perty, M. 1833. Delectus animalium articulatorum, quae in itinere per Brasiliam annis MDCCCXVII-MDCCCXX jussu et auspiciis Maximiliani Josephi I. Bavariae regis augustissimi peracto, collegerunt Dr. J. B. Spix et Dr. C. F. Ph. de Martius. Fasc. 3. Monachii [= Munich]: published by the author, pp. 125-224. (page 138, original name)
  • Shuckard, W. E. 1840b. Monograph of the Dorylidae, a family of the Hymenoptera Heterogyna. (Continued from p. 201.). Ann. Nat. Hist. 5: 258-271 (page 262, Replacement name for latreillii Perty, 1833)