Aenictus mariae natalensis

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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Known only from the worker caste.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • natalensis. Aenictus mariae var. natalensis Forel, in Emery, 1901d: 49 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: South Africa: Natal (Haviland).
    • Type-depositories: MHNG, NHMB.
    • Subspecies of mariae: Emery, 1910b: 31; Santschi, 1914e: 14; Arnold, 1915: 141; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 753; Bolton, 1995b: 60.
    • Distribution: South Africa.



  • Emery, C. 1901d. Note sulle Doriline. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 33: 43-56 (page 49, worker described)