Aenictus longi taivanae

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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Taiwan (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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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.

  • taivanae. Aenictus longi r. taivanae Forel, 1913f: 189 (m.) TAIWAN.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Taiwan (“Formosa”): Suisharyo (H. Sauter).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Subspecies of longi: Emery, 1923: 60; Wheeler, W.M. 1929g: 58; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 16; Wilson, 1964a: 483; Xu, 1994a: 117; Bolton, 1995b: 60; Lin & Wu, 2003: 60; Terayama, 2009: 124.
    • Distribution: Taiwan.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1913g. H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute: Formicidae II. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(6 6: 183-202 (page 189, male described)