Aphaenogaster tinauti

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Aphaenogaster tinauti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species group: testaceopilosa
Species: A. tinauti
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster tinauti
Cagniant, 1992

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Specimen Labels

At a Glance • Brachypterous Queen  



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 32.249974° to 31.05°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.



Queen described as brachypterous (Cagniant 1992)

Images from AntWeb

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Syntype of Aphaenogaster tinautiQueen (alate/dealate). Specimen code casent0913796. Photographer Will Ericson, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by MNHN, Paris, France.
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Syntype of Aphaenogaster tinautiMale (alate). Specimen code casent0913797. Photographer Will Ericson, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by MNHN, Paris, France.


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

  • tinauti. Aphaenogaster tinauti Cagniant, 1992b: 365, figs. 1, 3, 5-11 (w.q.m.) MOROCCO.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 73; Cagniant, 1996a: 79; Cagniant, 2006a: 196; Borowiec, L. 2014: 20.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Cagniant, H. "Contribution à la connaissance des fourmis marocaines. Aphaenogaster tinauti n. sp. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)." Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France Évolution et Zoologie 117 (1992): 365-374.
  • Cagniant, H. "Liste actualisee des fourmis du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8 (2006): 193-200.