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*''<span style='color:red;font-weight:bold;'>eugenii.</span> Aenictus eugenii'' Emery, 1895i: 17, pl. 2, figs. 1-4 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Gotwald & Cunningham-Van Someren, 1976: 183 (q.). Senior synonym of ''kenyensis'': Gotwald & Cunningham-Van Someren, 1976: 183. Current subspecies: nominal plus ''caroli, henrii''.
 
*''<span style='color:red;font-weight:bold;'>eugenii.</span> Aenictus eugenii'' Emery, 1895i: 17, pl. 2, figs. 1-4 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Gotwald & Cunningham-Van Someren, 1976: 183 (q.). Senior synonym of ''kenyensis'': Gotwald & Cunningham-Van Someren, 1976: 183. Current subspecies: nominal plus ''caroli, henrii''.
 
*''kenyensis. Aenictus eugeniae'' var. ''kenyensis'' Santschi, 1933b: 100 (w.) KENYA. Junior synonym of ''eugenii'': Gotwald & Cunningham-Van Someren, 1976: 183.
 
*''kenyensis. Aenictus eugeniae'' var. ''kenyensis'' Santschi, 1933b: 100 (w.) KENYA. Junior synonym of ''eugenii'': Gotwald & Cunningham-Van Someren, 1976: 183.
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Aenictus eugenii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. eugenii
Binomial name
Aenictus eugenii
Emery, 1895

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Specimen Label

Subspecies
Synonyms
At a Glance • Ergatoid queen  

 

Santschi (1933) observed these ants tending Pseudococcus lilacinus, one of just a few rare records of an army ant associating with honeydew producing insects.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, South Africa (type locality), Swaziland.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Ergatoid queen of A. eugenii. From Gotwald 1976.

Nomenclature

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

  • eugenii. Aenictus eugenii Emery, 1895i: 17, pl. 2, figs. 1-4 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Gotwald & Cunningham-Van Someren, 1976: 183 (q.). Senior synonym of kenyensis: Gotwald & Cunningham-Van Someren, 1976: 183. Current subspecies: nominal plus caroli, henrii.
  • kenyensis. Aenictus eugeniae var. kenyensis Santschi, 1933b: 100 (w.) KENYA. Junior synonym of eugenii: Gotwald & Cunningham-Van Someren, 1976: 183.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Emery 1895i, page 17
Emery 1895i, page 18

References