Neivamyrmex tristis

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Neivamyrmex tristis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: N. tristis
Binomial name
Neivamyrmex tristis
(Forel, 1901)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Mexico (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • tristis. Eciton spoliator r. triste Forel, 1901h: 48 (m.) MEXICO. Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1953: 9. Raised to species: Borgmeier, 1953: 9. See also: Borgmeier, 1955: 650.



  • Borgmeier, T. 1953. Vorarbeiten zu einer Revision der neotropischen Wanderameisen. Stud. Entomol. 2: 1-51 (page 9, Combination in Neivamyrmex, and raised to species.)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 650, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1901m. Formiciden des Naturhistorischen Museums zu Hamburg. Neue Calyptomyrmex-, Dacryon-, Podomyrma- und Echinopla-Arten. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 18: 43-82 (page 48, male described)