Aenictus vaucheri

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Aenictus vaucheri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. vaucheri
Binomial name
Aenictus vaucheri
Emery, 1915

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 36° to 32.249974°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Morocco (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • vaucheri. Aenictus vaucheri Emery, 1915a: 252, pl. 4, figs. 1, 2 (q.) MOROCCO.
    • Type-material: holotype queen.
    • Type-locality: Morocco: Es-Sfemf, 5.i.1896 (Vaucher).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Santschi, 1936c: 198 (w.).
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1936c: 198; Cagniant, 1970a: 413; Bolton, 1995b: 61; Cagniant, 2006a: 195; Borowiec, L. 2014: 7.
    • Distribution: Algeria, Morocco.

Description

References

  • Aktaç, Nihat; Radchenko, Alexander G; Kiran, Kadri 2004. On the taxonomy of the West Palaearctic Aenictinae ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Annales Zoologici (Warsaw) 54(2): 361-364 (page 362, diagnostic characters, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1915a. Contributo alla conoscenza delle formiche delle isole italiane. Descrizione di forme mediterrannee nuove o critiche. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 46[=(3)(6): 244-270 (page 252, pl. 4, figs. 1, 2 queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1936c. Liste et descriptions de fourmis du Maroc. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 16: 198-210 (page 198, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.
  • Cagniant, H. 2006. Liste actualisée des fourmis du Maroc. Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8: 193-200.
  • Cagniant, H. Les peuplements de fourmis des forêts algériennes: écologie, biocénotique, essai biologique. Universite de Toulouse, 1973.
  • de Haro, Andrés, and C. A. Collingwood. "Prospección mirmecológica por la península Tingitana al norte del Rif (Marruecos)." Orsis (Organismes i Sistemes) 12 (1997): 93-99.