Aenictus weissi

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Aenictus weissi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. weissi
Binomial name
Aenictus weissi
Santschi, 1910

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo (type locality), Gabon.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • weissi. Aenictus weissi Santschi, 1910c: 354, fig. 2 (w.) CONGO. Santschi, 1920b: 9 (q.).



  • Santschi, F. 1910c [1909]. Formicides nouveaux ou peu connus du Congo français. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 78: 349-400 (page 354, fig. 2 worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1920b. Formicides nouveaux du Gabon, du Congo, de la Rhodesia et du Natal. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 60: 6-17 (page 9, queen described)