Aphaenogaster cavernicola

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Aphaenogaster cavernicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. cavernicola
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster cavernicola
Donisthorpe, 1938

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • cavernicola. Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma) cavernicola Donisthorpe, 1938e: 500 (w.) INDIA.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 68, catalogue)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1938h. New species of ants and a new subgenus of Dolichoderus from various localities. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(2): 498-504 (page 500, worker described)