Aphaenogaster lustrans

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Aphaenogaster lustrans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. lustrans
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster lustrans
Smith, M.R., 1961

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Aphaenogaster lustrans for further details




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

  • lustrans. Aphaenogaster lustrans Smith, M.R. 1961b: 234, pl. 16, fig. 3 (w.) NEW GUINEA.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 71, catalogue)
  • Smith, M. R. 1961b. A study of New Guinea ants of the genus Aphaenogaster Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Hymenopterol. 1: 213-238 (page 234, pl. 16, fig. 3 worker described)