Aphaenogaster izuensis

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Aphaenogaster izuensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. izuensis
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster izuensis
Terayama & Kubota, 2013

This species inhabits the forest margins, and nests in the soil or under stones. Body color varies in workers from yellowish brown to blackish brown.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (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.

  • izuensis. Aphaenogaster izuensis Terayama & Kubota, 2013: 28, figs. 3-4 (w.) JAPAN.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Terayama M., and S. Kubota. 2013. Two new species of the ant genus Aphaenogaster Mayr from Japan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Memoirs of the Myrmecological Society of Japan 3: 25-31.