Aenictus bottegoi

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Aenictus bottegoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. bottegoi
Binomial name
Aenictus bottegoi
Emery, 1899

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality), Zimbabwe.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Known only from the male caste.

Nomenclature

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

  • bottegoi. Aenictus bottegoi Emery, 1899a: 499, fig. (m.) ETHIOPIA.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Ethiopia: Lake Bass Narok (Bottego).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1910b: 31; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 751; Santschi, 1933b: 100; Menozzi & Consani, 1952: 58; Bolton, 1995b: 59.
    • Distribution: Ethiopia, Sudan.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus falcifer, noctivagus.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1899a. Formiche dell'ultima spedizione Bottego. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 39[=(2(19): 499-501 (page 499, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1910. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34.
  • Santschi F. 1933. Contribution à l'étude des fourmis de l'Afrique tropicale. Bulletin et Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 73: 95-108.