Aenictus exiguus

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Aenictus exiguus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aenictus turneri)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: Aenictus exiguus
Clark, 1934

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Aenictus turneri.

Nomenclature

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

  • exiguus. Aenictus exiguus Clark, 1934b: 21, pl. 2, fig. 1 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of turneri: Brown, 1958a; 5; Shattuck, 2008c: 14.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 59, catalogue)
  • Clark, J. 1934b. New Australian ants. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 8: 21-47 (page 21, pl. 2, fig. 1 worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1964a. The true army ants of the Indo-Australian area (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae). Pac. Insects 6: 427-483 (page 452, junior synonym of ceylonicus)