Neivamyrmex pseudops

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Neivamyrmex pseudops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. pseudops
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex pseudops
(Forel, 1909)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

This species is a host for the diapriid wasp Notoxoides pedissequus (a parasite) in Argentina (Loiacono, 2013; Gonzalez et al., 2016).

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Nomenclature

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

  • pseudops. Eciton pseudops Forel, 1909a: 254 (w.) PARAGUAY. Borgmeier, 1936: 64 (q.); Borgmeier, 1939: 408 (m.). Combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1910b: 25; in E. (Neivamyrmex): Borgmeier, 1948b: 462; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 8. Senior synonym of grandipseudops: Borgmeier, 1936: 64; of garbei: Borgmeier, 1953: 9. See also: Borgmeier, 1955: 336.
  • garbei. Eciton (Acamatus) pseudops r. garbei Forel, 1912c: 47 (w.) BRAZIL. Borgmeier, 1923: 48 (q.). Junior synonym of pseudops: Borgmeier, 1953: 9.
  • grandipseudops. Eciton (Acamatus) pseudops r. grandipseudops Forel, 1915c: 353 (w.) ARGENTINA. Bruch, 1928: 352 (q.). Junior synonym of pseudops: Borgmeier, 1936: 64.

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