Aphaenogaster syriaca

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

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Palaearctic Region: Iran, Israel, Lebanon (type locality).

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

  • syriaca. Aphaenogaster gibbosa subsp. syriaca Emery, 1908c: 335 (w.) LEBANON. Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 60. Raised to species: Emery, 1915a: 258. Senior synonym of syria: Emery, 1921f: 60. Current subspecies: nominal plus schmitzi.
  • syria. Aphaenogaster schmitzi var. syria Forel, 1910a: 12 (w.) SYRIA. Junior synonym of syriaca: Emery, 1921f: 60.



  • Emery, C. 1908d. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) (Fortsetzung.) III. Die mit Aphaenogaster verwandte Gattungengruppe. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 305-338 (page 335, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1915a. Contributo alla conoscenza delle formiche delle isole italiane. Descrizione di forme mediterrannee nuove o critiche. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 46[=(3)(6): 244-270 (page 258, raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 60, combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma), senior synonym of syria)