Aphaenogaster crocea

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Aphaenogaster crocea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. crocea
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster crocea
André, 1881

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

A member of the Aphaenogaster subterranea-group.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 36.966667° to 32.249974°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • crocea. Aphaenogaster crocea André, 1881a: 61 and xlix (w.) ALGERIA.
    • Emery, 1908c: 330 (q.); Cagniant, 1966c: 63 (m.).
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 57.
    • Subspecies of subterranea: Emery, 1891b: 8; Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 106 (footnote).
    • Status as species: André, 1883b: 357 (in key); Emery, 1884a: 381; Saunders, E. 1890: 204; Dalla Torre, 1893: 102; Emery, 1908c: 330; Emery, 1916b: 130; Emery, 1921f: 57; Grandi, 1935: 99; Ceballos, 1956: 297; Baroni Urbani, 1964b: 29; Cagniant, 1966b: 278; Cagniant, 1966c: 61 (redescription); Baroni Urbani, 1968b: 417; Cagniant, 1968a: 142; Cagniant, 1970a: 414; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 48; Collingwood, 1978: 79 (in key); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 270 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 69; Mei, 1995: 760; Cagniant, 1996a: 74; Cagniant, 2006a: 196; Petrov, 2006: 91 (in key); Borowiec, L. 2014: 10 (see note in bibliography).
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus croceoides, lenis, splendidoides.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • André, E. 1881b. [Untitled. Introduced by: "M. Ernest André, de Gray, adresse les descriptions de trois nouvelles espèces de Fourmis".]. Bull. Bimens. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1881: 60-62
  • Bernard F. 1958. Les fourmis des iles Pelagie, comparaison avec d'autres faunes insulaires. Esttrato dalla Rivista di Biologia Coloniale XVI: 67-79.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Cagniant, H. 2006. Liste actualisée des fourmis du Maroc. Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8: 193-200.
  • Cagniant, H. "Deuxième liste de fourmis d'Algérie récoltées principalement en forêt. (1re partie)." Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 105 (1970): 405-430.
  • Cagniant, H. "Liste actualisee des fourmis du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8 (2006): 193-200.
  • Cagniant, H. "Note sur le peuplement en fourmis d'une montagne de la région d'Alger, l'Atlas de Blida." Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 102 (1966): 278-284.
  • Cagniant, H. "Nouvelle description d'Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma) crocea (André) Hyménoptère Formicidae. Représentation des trois castes. Notes biologiques." Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 91 (1966): 61-69.
  • Cagniant, H. Les peuplements de fourmis des forêts algériennes: écologie, biocénotique, essai biologique. Universite de Toulouse, 1973.
  • Mei M. 1995. Arthropoda di Lampedusa, Linosa e Pantelleria (Canale di Sicilia, Mar Mediterraneo). Hymenoptera Formicidae (con diagnosi di due nuove specie). Il Naturalista Siciliano (4)19(suppl.): 753-772.