Neivamyrmex sulcatus

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Neivamyrmex sulcatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. sulcatus
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex sulcatus
(Mayr, 1868)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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



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

  • sulcatus. Labidus sulcatus Mayr, 1868b: 168 (m.) ARGENTINA. Combination in Eciton (Labidus): Mayr, 1886d: 441; in E. (Acamatus): Emery, 1900a: 187; in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 11. Senior synonym of richteri: Santschi, 1916e: 368; of modificata: Borgmeier, 1953: 9. See also: Borgmeier, 1955: 610.
  • modificata. Eciton (Acamatus) richteri var. modificata Forel, 1913l: 212 (m.) ARGENTINA. Subspecies of sulcatus: Santschi, 1916e: 368. Junior synonym of sulcatus: Borgmeier, 1953: 9
  • richteri. Eciton (Acamatus) richteri Forel, 1913l: 211 (m.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of sulcatus: Santschi, 1916e: 368.