Aphaenogaster sicula

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Aphaenogaster sicula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. sicula
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster sicula
Emery, 1908

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Specimen Labels


A member of the Aphaenogaster subterranea-group.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Italy (type locality), Malta, Montenegro.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • sicula. Aphaenogaster crocea subsp. sicula Emery, 1908c: 331 (w.q.) ITALY. Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 57. Raised to species: Schembri & Collingwood, 1981: 423. Material of the unavailable name subterraneosplendida referred here by Emery, 1908c: 331.