Aenictus punctiventris scutellaris

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Aenictus punctiventris scutellaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. punctiventris
Subspecies: A. punctiventris scutellaris
Trinomial name
Aenictus punctiventris scutellaris
Forel, 1912



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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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.

  • scutellaris. Aenictus punctiventris var. scutellaris Forel, 1912n: 53 (m.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Type-material: holotype(?) male.
    • [Note: no indication of number of specimens is given.]
    • Type-locality: Indonesia: Sumatra, Indrapura (Tritschler).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Subspecies of punctiventris: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 16; Wilson, 1964a: 483; Bolton, 1995b: 60.
    • Distribution: Indonesia (Sumatra).



  • Forel, A. 1912o. Einige neue und interessante Ameisenformen aus Sumatra etc. Zool. Jahrb. Suppl. 15("Erster Ba Band: 51-78 (page 53, male described)