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Genus Neivamyrmex - Common Army Ants

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Dorylinae (Army Ants)
Tribe Ecitonini (Army Ants)
Genus Neivamyrmex (Common Army Ants)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
our fauna reviewed in(1)
Explanation of Names
Neivamyrmex Borgmeier 1940
28 spp. in our area:(1)
1. Neivamyrmex agilis: AZ, NM; Mexico (Chihuahua, Jalisco)
2. Neivamyrmex andrei: AZ, NM; Mexico (Colima, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Vera Cruz)
3. Neivamyrmex baylori: TX
4. Neivamyrmex californicus CA; Mexico (Baja California)
5. Neivamyrmex carolinensis: AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MI, NC, TN, VA
6. Neivamyrmex fuscipennis: AZ, NM, TX, KS; Mexico (Morelos, San Luis Potosí)
7. Neivamyrmex goyahkla: AZ
8. Neivamyrmex graciellae: AZ; Mexico (Jalisco, Oaxaca)
9. Neivamyrmex harrisii: AZ, NM, OK, TX; Mexico
10. Neivamyrmex kiowapache: AZ, CO, KS, NM; Mexico (Chihuahua)
11. Neivamyrmex leonardi: AZ, CA, NV, OK, TX; Mexico (Baja California Sur, Tamaulipas to Guerrero)
12. Neivamyrmex mandibularis: AZ, NM; Mexico
13. Neivamyrmex melanocephalus: AZ; Mexico
14. Neivamyrmex melshaemeri: LA, OK, TX; Mexico (Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí to Chiapas, Yucatán); South America
15. Neivamyrmex microps: AZ
16. Neivamyrmex minor: AZ, CA, KS, NM, NV, TX; Mexico (Baja California, Baja California Sur, Coahuila)
17. Neivamyrmex mojave: s. CA; Mexico (Baja California Sur)
18. Neivamyrmex moseri: LA, TX
19. Neivamyrmex ndeh: AZ
20. Neivamyrmex nigrescens: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, LA, MO, MS, NE, NV, OK, TN, TX, UT, WV
21. Neivamyrmex nyensis: AZ, CA, s. NV; Mexico (Baja California Sur)
22. Neivamyrmex opacithorax: AL, AR, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IA, KS, LA, MO, MS, NC, NM, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA
23. Neivamyrmex pauxillus: LA, TX; Mexico (Hidalgo)
24. Neivamyrmex pilosus: AR, AZ, MS, NM; Mexico south to Brazil and Paraguay
25. Neivamyrmex rugulosus: AZ; Mexico (Jalisco, Nayarit, Sonora)
26. Neivamyrmex swainsonii: AZ, CA, KS, LA, NM, OK, TX; Mexico south to Argentina
27. Neivamyrmex texanus: AZ, CO, FL, NC, NM, TX, VA; Mexico (San Luis Potosí to Hidalgo, Jalisco)
28. Neivamyrmex wilsoni: s. CA
keys to spp. in(1)
w. & so. US to Argentina(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New synonymy, new species, new keys to Neivamyrmex army ants of the United States
Gordon C. Snelling and Roy R. Snelling. 2007. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, Vol 80: 459-550.
2.Ward P.S. (2002-) AntWeb