Aenictus mutatus

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Aenictus mutatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. mutatus
Binomial name
Aenictus mutatus
Santschi, 1913

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Benin, Ivory Coast (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.

  • mutatus. Aenictus moebii st. mutatus Santschi, 1913c: 304, fig. 2 (m.) IVORY COAST.
    • Subspecies of moebii: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 754.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1920d: 370; Santschi, 1924b: 204; Bolton, 1995b: 60.



  • Santschi, F. 1913c. Glanures de fourmis africaines. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 302-314 (page 304, fig. 2 male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1920d [1919]. Formicides africains et américains nouveaux. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 88: 361-390 (page 370, raised to species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Santschi F. 1913. Glanures de fourmis africaines. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 57: 302-314.
  • Santschi F. 1924. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides africains et notes diverses. II. Revue Zoologique Africaine (Brussels) 12: 195-224.