Aenictus bayoni

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Aenictus bayoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. bayoni
Binomial name
Aenictus bayoni
Menozzi, 1933

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Uganda (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Known only from the male caste.


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

  • bayoni. Aenictus bayoni Menozzi, 1933a: 94, fig. 1 (m.) UGANDA (Ssese Is, in Lake Victoria).
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Uganda: Lake Victoria, Ssese I., Bugala (E. Bayon).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 59.
    • Distrbution: Uganda.



  • Menozzi, C. 1933b. Le formiche della Palestina. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 12: 49-113 (page 94, fig. 1 male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.