Aphaenogaster ovaticeps

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Aphaenogaster ovaticeps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. ovaticeps
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster ovaticeps
(Emery, 1898)

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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, Greece, Italy (type locality), Republic of Macedonia.


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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.

  • ovaticeps. Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) ovaticeps Emery, 1898c: 136, figs. (w.q.m.) ITALY. Combination in Aphaenogaster: Emery, 1908c: 324; in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 58.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1898c. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der palaearktischen Ameisen. Öfvers. Fin. Vetensk.-Soc. Förh. 20: 124-151 (page 136, figs. worker, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1908d. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) (Fortsetzung.) III. Die mit Aphaenogaster verwandte Gattungengruppe. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 305-338 (page 324, combination in Aphaenogaster)
  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 58, combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma))