Aenictus dlusskyi

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Aenictus dlusskyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. dlusskyi
Binomial name
Aenictus dlusskyi
Arnol'di, 1968

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia (type locality), Iran, Turkmenistan.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • dlusskyi. Aenictus dlusskyi Arnol'di, 1968: 1800, fig. 1 (w.q.) ARMENIA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 19 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen.
    • Type-locality: holotype Armenia: nr Erevan, Dzhrvezh,, no. 1040 (G. Dlussky); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depository: ZMUM.
    • Status as species: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 180 (in key); Arakelian, 1994: 14; Bolton, 1995b: 59; Aktaç, Radchenko & Kiran, 2004: 362; Paknia, et al. 2008: 153; Borowiec, L. 2014: 7.
    • Distribution: Armenia, Iran.

Type Material



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Paknia O., A. Radchenko, H. Alipanah, and M. Pfeiffer. 2008. A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran. Myrmecological News 11: 151-159.
  • Radchenko A.G.; H. Alipanah. 2004. The first record of the subfamily Aenictinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Iran. Vestnik Zoologii 38(4):75-78.