Neivamyrmex rosenbergi

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

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Specimen Labels

This species is only known from males and has yet to be associated with queens or workers.

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 10.61046° to 10.33333°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador (type locality), Guatemala, Panama.

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

Jack Longino: I know this species from two males collected at the 500m site (El Ceibo) on the Barva transect of Braulio Carrillo National Park. Ronald Vargas collected one of them at a mercury vapor lamp. I collected the other one in 1985, but I have no notes on how I collected it.

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • rosenbergi. Eciton (Acamatus) mexicanum subsp. rosebergi Forel, 1911e: 256 (m.) ECUADOR.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Ecuador: NW Ecuador, 500’ (W.F.H. Rosenberg).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 8.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1921d: 314; Borgmeier, 1953: 9; Borgmeier, 1955: 524 (redescription); Kempf, 1972a: 159; Watkins, 1976: 22 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 291; Palacio, 1999: 158 (in key); Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012: 254; Palacio, 2019: 621.
    • Distribution: Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Guyana, Panama.

Description

References

  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 8, Combination in Neivamyrmex)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 9, Raised to species)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 524, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1911g. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303 (page 256, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921d. Observations on army ants in British Guiana. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 56: 291-328 (page 314, Raised to species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • 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.
  • Branstetter M. G. and L. Sáenz. 2012. Las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Guatemala. Pp. 221-268 in: Cano E. B. and J. C. Schuster. (eds.) 2012. Biodiversidad de Guatemala. Volumen 2. Guatemala: Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, iv + 328 pp
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Forel A. 1911. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303.
  • INBio Collection (via Gbif)
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Maes, J.-M. and W.P. MacKay. 1993. Catalogo de las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Nicaragua. Revista Nicaraguense de Entomologia 23.
  • Watkins J. F., II 1976. The identification and distribution of New World army ants (Dorylinae: Formicidae). Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 102 pp