Aenictus porizonoides

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Aenictus porizonoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. porizonoides
Binomial name
Aenictus porizonoides
Walker, 1860

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India, Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Known only from the male caste.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • porizonoides. Aenictus porizonoides Walker, 1860: 306 (m.) SRI LANKA. Senior synonym of greeni: Donisthorpe, 1932b: 576.
  • greeni. Aenictus greeni Bingham, 1903: 11 (m.) SRI LANKA. Junior synonym of porizonoides: Donisthorpe, 1932b: 576.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932b. On the identity of some ants from Ceylon described by F. Walker. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(9): 574-576 (page 576, senior synonym of greeni)
  • Walker, F. 1860. Characters of some apparently undescribed Ceylon insects. [part]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 3(5): 304-311 (page 306, male described)