Aphaenogaster inermis

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Aphaenogaster inermis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. inermis
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster inermis
Forel, 1899

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia, Costa Rica (type locality), Nicaragua, Panama (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • inermis. Aphaenogaster (Ischnomyrmex) araneoides var. inermis Forel, 1899c: 60 (w.m.) COSTA RICA, PANAMA.
    • Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1953b: 64 (l.).
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma): Kempf, 1972a: 23.
    • Subspecies of araneoides: Santschi, 1931c: 271; Kempf, 1972a: 23; Bolton, 1995b: 70.
    • Junior synonym of phalangium: Longino & Cover, 2004: 10.
    • Status as species: Mackay & Dash, 2016: 7; Mackay & Mackay, 2017: 275 (redescription); Fernández & Serna, 2019: 799.
    • Senior synonym of canalis: Mackay & Dash, 2016: 7; Mackay & Mackay, 2017: 275.
    • Senior synonym of nitidiventris: Mackay & Dash, 2016: 7; Mackay & Mackay, 2017: 275.
  • canalis. Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma) araneoides var. canalis Enzmann, J. 1947b: 149, pl. 8 (w.) PANAMA.
    • Subspecies of araneoides: Kempf, 1972a: 23; Bolton, 1995b: 68.
    • Junior synonym of phalangium: Longino & Cover, 2004: 10.
    • Junior synonym of inermis: Mackay & Dash, 2016: 7; Mackay & Mackay, 2017: 275.
  • nitidiventris. Aphaenogaster (Ischnomyrmex) araneoides var. nitidiventris Forel, 1912g: 15 (w.m.) COSTA RICA.
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma): Kempf, 1972a: 23.
    • Subspecies of araneoides: Kempf, 1972a: 23; Bolton, 1995b: 71.
    • Junior synonym of phalangium: Longino & Cover, 2004: 10.
    • Junior synonym of inermis: Mackay & Dash, 2016: 7; Mackay & Mackay, 2017: 275.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Mackay W., and S. T. Dash. 2016. A revision of the phalangium species complex of the ant genus Aphaenogaster (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Transactions American Entomological Society 142: 1-22.