Aphaenogaster baronii

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Aphaenogaster baronii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. baronii
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster baronii
Cagniant, 1988

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Fungi

This species is a host for the fungus Aegeritella maroccana (a pathogen) (Espadaler & Santamaria, 2012).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • baronii. Aphaenogaster baronii Cagniant, 1988c: 43, figs. 1-5 (w.q.m.) MOROCCO.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 68; Cagniant, 1996a: 76; Cagniant, 2006a: 196; Borowiec, L. 2014: 9.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Cagniant, H. "Contribution à la connaissance des fourmis marocaines: Aphaenogaster baronii n. sp. (Hyménoptères, Formicoidea, Myrmicidae)." Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 124 (1988): 43-50.