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Aenictus anceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Aenictinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. anceps
Binomial name
Aenictus anceps
Forel, 1910

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea (type locality), Sudan.

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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.

  • anceps. Aenictus bottegoi subsp. anceps Forel, 1910c: 249 (m.) ETHIOPIA. Raised to species: Santschi, 1920d: 374.

Description

References

The following references are based on the 2007 CD version of the New General Catalogue.

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 58, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1910c. Ameisen aus der Kolonie Erythräa. Gesammelt von Prof. Dr. K. Escherich (nebst einigen in West-Abessinien von Herrn A. Ilg gesammelten Ameisen). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 29: 243-274 (page 249, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1920d [1919]. Formicides africains et américains nouveaux. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 88: 361-390 (page 374, raised to species)

Additional References

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