Aenictus pharao

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Aenictus pharao
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. pharao
Binomial name
Aenictus pharao
Santschi, 1924

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Sudan (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.

  • pharao. Aenictus pharao Santschi, 1924b: 201, fig. 4 (m.) SUDAN.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Sudan: Bahr el Zeraf (Reichensperger).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 60.
    • Distribution: Sudan.

Type Material

  • Holotype, male, Bahr el Zeraf, Sudan, Reichensperger.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.
  • Santschi F. 1924. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides africains et notes diverses. II. Revue Zoologique Africaine (Brussels) 12: 195-224.