Aenictus martini

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Aenictus martini
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aenictus gracilis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: Aenictus martini
Forel, 1901

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Aenictus gracilis.


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

  • martini. Aenictus martini Forel, 1901a: 473 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Wheeler, W.M. 1930g: 203 (q.); Chapman, 1963: 251 (m.); Wheeler, G.C. 1943: 326 (l.). Junior synonym of gracilis: Wilson, 1964a: 463.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 60, catalogue)
  • Chapman, J. W. 1963. Some new and interesting Philippine ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Philipp. J. Sci. 92: 247-263. (page 251, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1901a. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part VIII. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 462-477 (page 473, worker described)
  • Wheeler, G. C. 1943. The larvae of the army ants. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 36: 319-332 (page 326, larva described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1930j. Philippine ants of the genus Aenictus with descriptions of the females of two species. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 38: 193-212 (page 203, queen described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1964a. The true army ants of the Indo-Australian area (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae). Pac. Insects 6: 427-483 (page 463, junior synonym of gracilis)