Aenictus luteus

AntWiki - Where Ant Biologists Share Their Knowledge
Jump to: navigation, search


Aenictus luteus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. luteus
Binomial name
Aenictus luteus
Emery, 1892

Aenictus luteus casent0903758 p 1 high.jpg

Aenictus luteus casent0903758 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Known only from the male caste.

Nomenclature

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

  • luteus. Aenictus luteus Emery, 1892d: 568, pl. 15, figs. 11, 12 (m.) SIERRA LEONE. Current subspecies: nominal plus moestus.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1892f [1891]. Voyage de M. Ch. Alluaud dans le territoire d'Assinie (Afrique occidentale) en juillet et août 1886. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 60: 553-574 (page 568, pl. 15, figs. 11, 12 male described)