Aenictus crucifer tuberculatus

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Aenictus crucifer tuberculatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. crucifer
Subspecies: A. crucifer tuberculatus
Trinomial name
Aenictus crucifer tuberculatus
Arnold, 1915

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Known only from the male caste.

Nomenclature

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

  • tuberculatus. Aenictus tuberculatus Arnold, 1915: 142 (m.) ZIMBABWE.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Zimbabwe: Bulawayo (G. Arnold).
    • Type-depository: SAMC.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 755.
    • Subspecies of crucifer: Santschi, 1924b: 204; Bolton, 1995b: 60.
    • Distribution: Zimbabwe.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1915. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part I. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 1-159 (page 142, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1924b. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides africains et notes diverses. II. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 12: 195-224 (page 204, subspecies of crucifer)