Aphaenogaster depressa

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Aphaenogaster depressa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. depressa
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster depressa
Bolton, 1995

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Turkey (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.

  • pergandei. Ceratopheidole perganderi Donisthorpe, 1950d: 639 (w.) TURKEY. [Ceratopheidole pergandei: Donisthorpe, 1950e: 1060, justified emendation of spelling.] Combination in Aphaenogaster: Brown, 1981: 529. [Junior secondary homonym of Aphaenogaster pergandei Mayr, 1886d: 448, above.] Replacement name: depressa Bolton, 1995b: 69.
  • depressa. Aphaenogaster depressa Bolton, 1995b: 69. Replacement name for pergandei Donisthorpe, 1950d: 639. [Junior secondary homonym of pergandei Mayr, 1886d: 448 (now in Messor).]



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 69, new name, catalogue)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1950d. Two new species of ants, and a few others from Turkey. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(3): 638-640 (page 639, replacement name for pergandei)
  • Mayr, G. 1886d. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 419-464 (page 448, junior secondary homonym of pergandei Mayr, now in Messor)