Aenictus fuscovarius laetior

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Aenictus fuscovarius laetior
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. fuscovarius
Subspecies: A. fuscovarius laetior
Trinomial name
Aenictus fuscovarius laetior
Forel, 1910



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Ethiopia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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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.

  • laetior. Aenictus fuscovarius var. laetior Forel, 1910c: 249 (m.) ERITREA.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Eritrea: Ghinda, iii.1906 (K. Escherich).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Subspecies of fuscovarius: Bolton, 1995b: 60; Madl, 2019: 13.
    • Distribution: Eritrea.



  • Forel, A. 1910c. Ameisen aus der Kolonie Erythräa. Gesammelt von Prof. Dr. K. Escherich (nebst einigen in West-Abessinien von Herrn A. Ilg gesammelten Ameisen). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 29: 243-274 (page 249, male described)