Zasphinctus chariensis

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Zasphinctus chariensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Zasphinctus
Species: Z. chariensis
Binomial name
Zasphinctus chariensis
(Santschi, 1915)

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Specimen Labels

Essentially nothing is known concerning this species. It is known only from a few male specimens.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic (type locality), Chad, Mali.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • chariensis. Sphinctomyrmex rufiventris st. chariensis Santschi, 1915c: 245 (m.) CHAD.
    • Combination in Aethiopopone: Santschi, 1930a: 50.
    • Combination in Sphinctomyrmex: Brown, 1975: 33.
    • Combination in Zasphinctus: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 243.
    • Subspecies of rufiventris: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 755; Santschi, 1930a: 50.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1975: 33; Bolton, 1995b: 392.

Description

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