Aenictus rotundatus guineensis

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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality), Guinea-Bissau, Kenya.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Known only from the worker caste.


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

  • guineensis. Aenictus rotundatus st. guineensis Santschi, 1924b: 204, fig. 7b, 7b’ (w.) GUINEA.
    • Type-material: 2 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: Guinea (“Guinée française”): Kakulima (F. Silvestri).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Subspecies of rotundatus: Bolton, 1995b: 59; Hita Garcia, et al. 2013: 201.
    • Distribution: Guinea.



  • Santschi, F. 1924b. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides africains et notes diverses. II. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 12: 195-224 (page 204, fig. 7 worker described)