Aphaenogaster atlantis

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Aphaenogaster atlantis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. atlantis
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster atlantis
Santschi, 1929

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality).

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.

  • atlantis. Aphaenogaster (Aphaenogaster) praedo var. atlantis Santschi, 1929e: 139 (w.) MOROCCO. Cagniant, 1990b: 125 (q.m.). Raised to species: Cagniant, 1990b: 123.



  • 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. 1990b. Contribution à la connaissance des fourmis marocaines: Aphaenogaster atlantis Santschi, 1929 bona species (n. status) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Sect. A Zool. Biol. Écol. Anim. (4) 12: 123-133 (page 125, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1929e. Fourmis du Maroc, d'Algérie et de Tunisie. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 69: 138-165 (page 139, worker described)