Aenictus alluaudi falcifer

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Aenictus alluaudi falcifer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. alluaudi
Subspecies: A. alluaudi falcifer
Trinomial name
Aenictus alluaudi falcifer
Santschi, 1924



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.



Known only from males.. Table of castes known for all Afrotropical Aenictus species.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • falcifer. Aenictus alluaudi var. falcifer Santschi, 1924b: 203, fig. 6 (m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Democratic Republic of Congo (“Congo belge”): Beni to Lese (Murtala).
    • Type-depository: MRAC.
    • Subspecies of alluaudi: Bolton, 1995b: 59.
    • Distribution: Democratic Republic of Congo.



  • Santschi, F. 1924b. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides africains et notes diverses. II. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 12: 195-224 (page 203, fig. 6 male described)