Aphaenogaster muelleriana

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Aphaenogaster muelleriana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. muelleriana
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster muelleriana
Wolf, 1915

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A member of the Aphaenogaster splendida-group.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Albania, Croatia, Greece, Italy (type locality), Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • muelleriana. Aphaenogaster ovaticeps subsp. muelleriana Wolf, 1915: 44, figs. 5, 6 (w.) ITALY. Emery, 1916b: 140 (q.m.). Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 58. [Aphaenogaster ovaticeps subsp. muelleriana Wolf, in Emery, 1914d: 156. Nomen nudum.] Raised to species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 54. See also: Finzi, 1927a: 8; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 51.

Description

References

  • Agosti, D.; Collingwood, C. A. 1987a. A provisional list of the Balkan ants (Hym. Formicidae) and a key to the worker caste. I. Synonymic list. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 60: 51-62 (page 54, raised to species)
  • 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 51, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1914c. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Bearbeitung von O. Leonhard's Sammlungen. 5. Südeuropäische Ameisen (Hym.). Entomol. Mitt. 3: 156-159 (page 156, Aphaenogaster ovaticeps subsp. muelleriana Wolf; nomen nudum)
  • Emery, C. 1916a [1915]. Fauna entomologica italiana. I. Hymenoptera.-Formicidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 47: 79-275 (page 140, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 58, combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma))
  • Finzi, B. 1927a. Terzo contributo alla conoscenza della fauna mirmecologica della Venezia Giulia. Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 59: 7-10 (page 8, see also)
  • Wolf, K. 1915. Studien über palaearktische Formiciden. I. Ber. Naturwiss.-Med. Ver. Innsb. 35: 37-52 (page 44, figs. 5, 6 worker described)