Aenictus clavatus atripennis

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Aenictus clavatus atripennis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. clavatus
Subspecies: A. clavatus atripennis
Trinomial name
Aenictus clavatus atripennis
Forel, 1913



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Known only from the male caste.


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

  • atripennis. Aenictus clavatus r. atripennis Forel, 1913k: 24 (m.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Type-material: holotype(?) male.
    • [Note: no indication of number of specimens is given.]
    • Type-locality: Indonesia: Sumatra, Bahsoemboe, at light (H. v. Buttel-Reepen).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Subspecies of clavatus: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 14; Wilson, 1964a: 482; Bolton, 1995b: 58.
    • Distribution: Indonesia (Sumatra).



  • Forel, A. 1913l. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Ostindien ausgeführt im Auftrage der Kgl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin von H. v. Buttel-Reepen. II. Ameisen aus Sumatra, Java, Malacca und Ceylon. Gesammelt von Her (page 24, male described)