Aphaenogaster exasperata

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Aphaenogaster exasperata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. exasperata
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster exasperata
Wheeler, W.M., 1921

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Type Specimen Label



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Vietnam.
Palaearctic Region: China (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.

  • exasperata. Aphaenogaster exasperata Wheeler, W.M. 1921c: 537 (w.) CHINA. Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Wheeler, W.M. 1930h: 62.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 69, catalogue)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921c. Chinese ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 64: 529-547 (page 537, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1930k. A list of the known Chinese ants. Peking Nat. Hist. Bull. 5: 53-81 (page 62, combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma))