Aenictus luteus moestus

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Aenictus luteus moestus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. luteus
Subspecies: A. luteus moestus
Trinomial name
Aenictus luteus moestus
Santschi, 1930

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Sudan (type locality).


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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.

  • moestus. Aenictus luteus var. moestus Santschi, 1930a: 56, figs. 18, 19 (m.) MALI.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Mali (“Soudan français”): Koulouba (Andrieu).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Subspecies of luteus: Bolton, 1995b: 60.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1930a. Description de Formicides éthiopiens nouveaux ou peu connus. V. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 70: 49-77 (page 56, figs. 18, 19 male described)