Aphaenogaster prudens

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Aphaenogaster prudens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. prudens
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster prudens
(Forel, 1902)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality), Nepal.


Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • prudens. Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) smythiesii var. prudens Forel, 1902c: 223 (w.) INDIA.
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 59.
    • Subspecies of smythiesii: Emery, 1921f: 59; Menozzi, 1939a: 297 (in key); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 133; Bolton, 1995b: 72 (error).
    • Status as species: Collingwood, 1970: 375.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 72, catalogue)
  • Collingwood, C.A. 1970. Formicidae from Nepal. Khumba Himal. Ergebnisse des Forschungsunternehmens Nepal Himalaya 3: 371-387.
  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 59, combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma))
  • Forel, A. 1902c. Myrmicinae nouveaux de l'Inde et de Ceylan. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 165-249 (page 223, worker described)