Aenictus bobaiensis

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Aenictus bobaiensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. bobaiensis
Binomial name
Aenictus bobaiensis
Zhou & Chen, 1999

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Specimen Label


A member of the pachycerus group.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Known only from the worker caste.


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

  • bobaiensis. Aenictus bobaiensis Zhou & Chen, 1999: 64, figs. 1-2 (w.) CHINA. See also: Zhou, 2001b: 63.



  • Jaitrong, W. & Wiwatwitaya, D. 2013. Two new new species of the Aenictus pachycerus species group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Aenictinae) from Southeast Asia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 61, 97-102.
  • Zhou ; Chen 1999. Study of army ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Guangxi. Guangxi Sci. 6(1): 63-64 (page 63, worker described)
  • Zhou, S. 2001. Ants of Guangxi. Guilin, China: Guangxi Normal University Press, 255 pp.: 255pp (page 63, see also)