Aphaenogaster holtzi

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Aphaenogaster holtzi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. holtzi
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster holtzi
(Emery, 1898)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A member of the Aphaenogaster pallida-group.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Turkey (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • holtzi. Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) subterraneum subsp. holtzi Emery, 1898c: 139 (w.) TURKEY.
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster: Emery, 1908c: 328;
    • combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 58.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1908c: 328; Emery, 1921f: 58; Finzi, 1930a: 154; Aktaç, 1977: 120; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 53; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 270 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 70; Petrov, 2006: 90 (in key); Kiran & Karaman, 2012: 16; Borowiec, L. 2014: 13.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1898c. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der palaearktischen Ameisen. Öfvers. Fin. Vetensk.-Soc. Förh. 20: 124-151 (page 139, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1908d. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) (Fortsetzung.) III. Die mit Aphaenogaster verwandte Gattungengruppe. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 305-338 (page 328, combination in Aphaenogaster, and raised to species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Aktaç, N. "Studies on the myrmecofauna of Turkey I. Ants of Siirt, Bodrum and Trabzon." Istanbul Universitesi Fen Fakultesi Mecmuasi. Seri B 41 (1977): 115-135.
  • Emery, C. "Beiträge zur Kenntniss der palaearktischen Ameisen." Öfversigt af Finska Vetenskaps-Societetens Förhandlingar (Helsinki) 20 (1898): 124-151.
  • Finzi B. 1930. Contributo allo studio degli Aphaenogaster paleartici (Formicidae-Myrmicinae). Bollettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 62: 151-156.
  • Kiran K., and C. Karaman. 2012. First annotated checklist of the ant fauna of Turkey (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3548: 1-38.