Aenictus bengalensis impressus

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Aenictus bengalensis impressus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aenictus aratus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: Aenictus bengalensis impressus
Forel, 1927

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Aenictus aratus.


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

  • impressus. Aenictus bengalensis r. impressus Forel, in Karavaiev, 1927e: 7 (w.) no type-locality given (type-locality AUSTRALIA: Shattuck, 2008c: 4).
    • Subspecies of pachycerus: Karavaiev, 1927e: 6.
    • Junior synonym of aratus: Shattuck, 2008c: 4.


  • Karavaiev, V. (1927) Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. III. Zbirnyk Prats' Zoolohichnoho Muzeyu, 3, 3–52.
  • Shattuck, S.O. (2008) Review of the ant genus Aenictus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia with notes on A. ceylonicus (Mayr). Zootaxa 1926, 1–19.