Aphaenogaster italica

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Aphaenogaster italica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species group: gibbosa
Species: A. italica
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster italica
Bondroit, 1918

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Specimen Labels


A member of the Aphaenogaster gibbosa-group.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Italy (type locality), Switzerland.

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.

  • italica. Aphaenogaster strioloides var. italica Bondroit, 1918: 158 (w.) ITALY. [First available use of Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma) gibbosa subsp. strioloides var. italica Emery, 1916b: 134; unavailable name.] Subspecies of strioloides: Santschi, 1932d: 339. Raised to species: Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 49. See also: Kutter, 1977c: 80.



  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1971c. Catalogo delle specie di Formicidae d'Italia (Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia X). Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 50: 5-287 (page 49, raised to species)
  • Bondroit, J. 1918. Les fourmis de France et de Belgique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 87: 1-174 (page 158, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1916a [1915]. Fauna entomologica italiana. I. Hymenoptera.-Formicidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 47: 79-275 (page 134, First available use of Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma) gibbosa subsp. strioloides var. italica; unavailable name.)
  • Kutter, H. 1977c. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Insecta Helv. Fauna 6: 1-298 (page 80, see also)
  • Salata, S., Borowiec, L. 2018. Redescription of Aphaenogaster muschtaidica Emery, 1908 with a key to gibbosa species group. Asian Myrmecology 10, e010002, pp. 1-15 (DOI 10.20362/am.010002).
  • Santschi, F. 1932f. Études sur quelques Attomyrma paléarctiques. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 15: 338-346 (page 339, stirps of strioloides)