Aenictus foreli

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Aenictus foreli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. foreli
Binomial name
Aenictus foreli
Santschi, 1919

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Known only from the male caste.


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

  • foreli. Aenictus foreli Santschi, 1919b: 234 (m.) IVORY COAST.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Ivory Coast: Dimbroko (Le Moult).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • [Also described as new by Santschi, 1920d: 369.]
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 752; Bolton, 1995b: 59.
    • Distribution: Ivory Coast.



  • Santschi, F. 1919b. Fourmis nouvelles éthiopiennes. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 6: 229-240 (page 234, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1920d [1919]. Formicides africains et américains nouveaux. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 88: 361-390 (page 369, also described as new)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.