Aenictus latiscapus sauteri

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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Taiwan (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.

  • sauteri. Aenictus latiscapus r. sauteri Forel, 1913f: 188 (m.) TAIWAN.
    • Type-material: syntype males (number not stated).
    • Type-localities: Taiwan (“Formosa”): Taihorin (H. Sauter), Kankau (H. Sauter), and Anping (H. Sauter).
    • Type-depositories: MHNG, NHMB.
    • [Misspelled as sateri by Lin & Wu, 2003: 60.]
    • Subspecies of latiscapus: Santschi, 1928h: 121; Wheeler, W.M. 1929g: 58; Santschi, 1937h: 367; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 16; Wilson, 1964a: 482; Xu, 1994a: 117; Bolton, 1995b: 60; Lin & Wu, 2003: 60; Terayama, 2009: 124.
    • Distribution: Taiwan.



  • Forel, A. 1913g. H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute: Formicidae II. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(6 6: 183-202 (page 188, male described)