Aphaenogaster afra

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Aphaenogaster afra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. afra
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster afra
Santschi, 1933

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • afra. Aphaenogaster (Aphaenogaster) depilis var. afra Santschi, 1933c: 395, fig. 32 (w.m.) ALGERIA.
    • Subspecies of depilis: Cagniant, 1968a: 142; Cagniant, 1970a: 415; Bolton, 1995b: 68.
    • Status as species: Cagniant, 2006a: 196.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 68, catalogue)
  • Cagniant, H. 1968a. Liste préliminaire de fourmis forestières d'Algérie. Résultats obtenus de 1963 à 1966. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse 104: 138-147 (page 142, Subspecies of depilis)
  • Cagniant, H. 2006a. Liste actualisée des fourmis du Maroc. Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8: 193-200.
  • Santschi, F. 1933d. Étude sur le sous-genre Aphaenogaster Mayr. Rev. Suisse Zool. 40: 389-408 (page 395, fig. 32 worker, male described)