Aenictus inconspicuus

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Aenictus inconspicuus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. inconspicuus
Binomial name
Aenictus inconspicuus
Westwood, 1845

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Known only from the male caste.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • inconspicuus. Aenictus inconspicuus Westwood, 1845: 85 (m.) SOUTH AFRICA. [Also described as new by Westwood, 1847a: 238.]

Description

References

  • Westwood, J. O. 1845. Description of a new species of the Hymenopterous genus Aenictus, belonging to the Dorylidae. J. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1840- 1846: 85 (page 85, male described)
  • Westwood, J. O. 1847a. Descriptions of a new Dorylideous insect from South Africa, belonging to the genus Aenictus. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 4: 237-238 (page 238, also described as new)