Aenictus koloi resembles Aenictus xegi in its overall aspect but it’s clearly smaller (HW<0.60 vs. HW>0.68), has less developed reticulation (sometimes becoming alutaceus over the head and femora), and the subpetiolar process is small, its size slightly larger than prora.
Keys including this Species
Latitudinal Distribution Pattern
Latitudinal Range: 6° to 5.8°.
- Source: Gomez, 2022
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
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|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.|
|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.
- koloi. Aenictus koloi Gómez, 2022: 36, figs. 1B, 20A-E, 21 (w.) IVORY COAST.
- Holotype worker, IVORY COAST: • Montagnes District, Taï Research Centre (Taï N. P.) 200m, 5.83293, -7.34251 10/11/2019. Hand collected (Gómez, K., Kouakou, L.). Primary Forest (1w), Foraging ground [KGCOL00551] The Natural History Museum.
- Paratype workers, • same data (3w) [KGCOL00552] CASC, (2w) [KGCOL00553] MHNG, (2w) [KGCOL00554] AFRC, (2w) [KGCOL00555] SAMC, (2w) [KGCOL00556] MNHN, (2w) [KGCOL00557] FHGC, (2w) [KGCOL00558] MNHB, (2w) [KGCOL00559] KGPC, (3w) [KGCOL00571] YKPC, (2w) [KGCOL02108] RBINS, (2w) [KGCOL02109] RWAC, (+20w eth) [KG04028] KGPC.