Aphaenogaster geei

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Aphaenogaster geei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. geei
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster geei
Wheeler, W.M., 1921

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Specimen Labels



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 30.812927° to 30.812927°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • geei. Aphaenogaster geei Wheeler, W.M. 1921c: 535 (w.q.m.) CHINA (Jiangsu, Fujian).
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Wheeler, W.M. 1929f: 2.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1925f: 83; Wheeler, W.M. 1929f: 2; Menozzi, 1930d: 329; Wheeler, W.M. 1930h: 62; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 132; Bolton, 1995b: 69; Wu, J. & Wang, 1995: 112; Tang, J., Li, et al. 1995: 52; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 39.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Li Z.h. 2006. List of Chinese Insects. Volume 4. Sun Yat-sen University Press
  • Pan Y.S. 2007. Systematic Study on the Ant Genera Pheidole Westwood and Aphaenogaster Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formincidae : Myrmicinae) In China. Guangxi Normal University, Guangxi, China. 73 pages.
  • Santschi F. 1925. Contribution à la faune myrmécologique de la Chine. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 56: 81-96.
  • Tang J., Li S., Huang E., Zhang B. and Chen Y. 1995. Hymenoptera: Formicidae (1). Economic Insect Fauna of China 47: 1-133.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1929. Some ants from China and Manchuria. American Museum Novitates 361: 1-11.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1930. A list of the known Chinese ants. Peking Natural History Bulletin 5: 53-81.
  • Wu J. and Wang C. 1995. The ants of China. China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing. 214 pp.