Neivamyrmex raptor

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Neivamyrmex raptor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. raptor
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex raptor
(Forel, 1911)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • raptor. Eciton (Acamatus) raptor Forel, 1911c: 289 (w.) BRAZIL (São Paulo).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Brazil: São Paulo, Ypiranga (von Ihering).
    • Type-depository: MHNG, NHMB.
    • Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955: 481.
    • [Note: the name raptans Forel, 1911d: 395 (footnote), was proposed as a replacement for raptor Forel, 1911c: 289, because of the name Eciton raptor Smith, F. 1855c: 169. The last name is however an incorrect subsequent spelling, in the figure legends, of Eciton rapax Smith, F. 1855c: 163. As an incorrect subsequent spelling raptor Smith, F. is unavailable, and therefore does not enter into homonymy.]
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 291.
    • Senior synonym of abstinens: Bolton, 1995b: 291.
    • Senior synonym of raptans: Bolton, 1995b: 291.
    • Senior synonym of rebellatum: Bolton, 1995b: 291.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Brazil.
  • abstinens. Eciton (Acamatus) abstinens von Ihering, 1912: 232.
    • Unnecessary (second) replacement name for raptor Forel, 1911c: 289.
    • Junior synonym of raptans: Forel, 1913l: 213; Borgmeier, 1923: 48; Santschi, 1934c: 25; Borgmeier, 1955: 481; Kempf, 1972a: 159.
    • Junior synonym of raptor: Bolton, 1995b: 291.
  • raptans. Eciton raptans Forel, 1911d: 395 (footnote).
    • Unnecessary replacement name for raptor Forel, 1911c: 289.
    • [Note: see comments under raptor Smith, F.]
    • Bruch, 1924a: 232 (q., see Bruch, 1925b: 125).
    • Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 8.
    • Subspecies of hetschkoi: Bruch, 1928: 350.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1913l: 213; Luederwaldt, 1918: 38; Borgmeier, 1923: 48; Bruch, 1925b: 125; Santschi, 1934c: 25; Borgmeier, 1955: 481; Kempf, 1972a: 159; Watkins, 1976: 18 (in key).
    • Junior synonym of raptor: Bolton, 1995b: 291.
  • rebellatum. Eciton (Acamatus) raptans var. rebellatum Santschi, 1934c: 25, pl. 3, figs. 4, 6, 10, 14, 19 (w.m.) ARGENTINA (Córdoba).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype male.
    • Type-locality: Argentina: Córdoba, Alta Gracia, No.Q1 (C. Bruch).
    • [Note: Santschi mentions workers and a queen from Argentina: Santa Fé, Fives Lille (Weiser) as referable to rebellatum, but these are not included in the description and perhaps should be excluded from the type-series.]
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 13.
    • Subspecies of raptans: Bruch, 1934b: 127.
    • Junior synonym of raptans: Borgmeier, 1955: 481; Kempf, 1972a: 159.
    • Junior synonym of raptor: Bolton, 1995b: 291.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 291, Senior synonym of raptans (and its junior synonyms abstinens and rebellatum). new synonymy)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 481, Combination in Neivamyrmex)
  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 289, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Borgmeier T. 1923. Catalogo systematico e synonymico das formigas do Brasil. 1 parte. Subfam. Dorylinae, Cerapachyinae, Ponerinae, Dolichoderinae. Archivos do Museu Nacional (Rio de Janeiro) 24: 33-103.
  • Borgmeier T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Studia Entomologica 2: 1-51.
  • Borgmeier T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Studia Entomologica 3: 1-720.
  • Bruch C. 1934. Las formas femeninas de Eciton. Descripción y redescripción de algunas especies de la Argentina. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 118: 113-135.
  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • 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.
  • Forel A. 1911. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911: 285-312.
  • 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).
  • Kusnezov N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Miscelánea. Instituto Miguel Lillo 61:1-147 + 28 pl.
  • Luederwaldt H. 1918. Notas myrmecologicas. Rev. Mus. Paul. 10: 29-64.
  • Santschi F. 1925. Fourmis des provinces argentines de Santa Fe, Catamarca, Santa Cruz, Córdoba et Los Andes. Comunicaciones del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural "Bernardino Rivadavia" 2: 149-168.
  • Santschi F. 1934. Fourmis de Misiones et du Chaco argentin. Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina. 6: 23-34.
  • Vittar, F. 2008. Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la Mesopotamia Argentina. INSUGEO Miscelania 17(2):447-466
  • Vittar, F., and F. Cuezzo. "Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina." Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina (versión On-line ISSN 1851-7471) 67, no. 1-2 (2008).
  • Watkins J. F., II 1976. The identification and distribution of New World army ants (Dorylinae: Formicidae). Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 102 pp