Neivamyrmex romandii

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

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Specimen Labels

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Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -8.05° to -31.0167°.

   
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Temperate
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Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
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Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • romandii. Labidus romandii Shuckard, 1840b: 261 (m.) BRAZIL (no state data).
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Brazil: (no further data) (Swainson).
    • [Note: Borgmeier, 1955: 605, nominates Pernambuco, Recife as type-locality.]
    • Type-depository: BMNH.
    • Combination in Eciton: Forel, 1895b: 121;
    • combination in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187;
    • combination in E. (Labidus): Bruch, 1914: 215;
    • combination in E. (Neivamyrmex): Borgmeier, 1948b: 463;
    • combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 15.
    • Status as species: Westwood, 1842: 78; Smith, F. 1859b: 9; Roger, 1863b: 42; Mayr, 1863: 425; Dalla Torre, 1893: 6; Forel, 1895b: 121; Emery, 1900a: 178 (in key); Emery, 1906c: 111; Emery, 1910b: 27; Bruch, 1914: 215; Santschi, 1916e: 368; Gallardo, 1920: 385; Santschi, 1921g: 93; Borgmeier, 1923: 48; Borgmeier, 1948b: 463; Borgmeier, 1953: 15; Kusnezov, 1953b: 336; Borgmeier, 1955: 605 (redescription); Kempf, 1972a: 159; Watkins, 1976: 25 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 291; Wild, 2007b: 26.
    • Senior synonym of desartsi: Borgmeier, 1953: 9; Borgmeier, 1955: 605; Kempf, 1972a: 159; Bolton, 1995b: 291.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay.
  • desartsi. Eciton (Acamatus) melshaemeri subsp. desartsi Forel, 1907e: 2 (m.) PARAGUAY.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Paraguay: Rio Paraguay, Puerto Max, Estancia Postillon, 9.iii.1905 (L. Des Arts).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Subspecies of melshaemeri: Emery, 1910b: 26.
    • Junior synonym of romandii: Borgmeier, 1953: 9; Borgmeier, 1955: 605; Kempf, 1972a: 159; Bolton, 1995b: 288.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • 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. 1948. Einige Ameisen aus Argentinien (Hym. Formicidae). Revista de Entomologia (Rio de Janeiro) 19: 459-471.
  • 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. 1914. Catálogo sistemático de los formícidos argentinos. Revista del Museo de La Plata 19: 211-234.
  • 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.
  • Emery C. 1900. Nuovi studi sul genere Eciton. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna (5)8: 173-188
  • Emery C. 1906. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 37: 107-194.
  • Emery C. 1910. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34.
  • 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.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Forel A. 1907. Formiciden aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg. II. Teil. Neueingänge seit 1900. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 24: 1-20.
  • Gallardo A. 1920. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dorilinas. Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 30: 281-410.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1962. El vuelo nupcial de las hormigas. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 18: 385-442.
  • Kusnezov N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Miscelánea. Instituto Miguel Lillo 61:1-147 + 28 pl.
  • Santschi F. 1916. Formicides sudaméricains nouveaux ou peu connus. Physis (Buenos Aires). 2: 365-399.
  • Santschi F. 1921. Ponerinae, Dorylinae et quelques autres formicides néotropiques. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 54: 81-103.
  • Vittar, F. 2008. Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la Mesopotamia Argentina. INSUGEO Miscelania 17(2):447-466
  • Watkins J. F., II 1976. The identification and distribution of New World army ants (Dorylinae: Formicidae). Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 102 pp
  • Wild, A. L. "A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Zootaxa 1622 (2007): 1-55.