Aenictus latiscapus

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Aenictus latiscapus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. latiscapus
Binomial name
Aenictus latiscapus
Forel, 1901

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • latiscapus. Aenictus latiscapus Forel, 1901a: 471 (m.) INDIA (Maharashtra).
    • Type-material: syntype males (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: India: Poona (Wroughton).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Status as species: Bingham, 1903: 15; Emery, 1910b: 31; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 16; Wilson, 1964a: 482; Bolton, 1995b: 60; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 23; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 21.
    • Distribution: India.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus fumatus, sauteri.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Forel 1901. Page 471.
Forel 1901. Page 472.

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Hua Li-zhong. 2006. List of Chinese insects Vol. IV. Pages 262-273. Sun Yat-sen university Press, Guangzhou. 539 pages.
  • Li Z.h. 2006. List of Chinese Insects. Volume 4. Sun Yat-sen University Press