Aphaenogaster pachei

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Aphaenogaster pachei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. pachei
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster pachei
(Forel, 1906)

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 33.90778° to 33.90778°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India, Nepal (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pachei. Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) sagei subsp. pachei Forel, 1906b: 82 (w.) NEPAL.
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Chapman & Capco, 1951: 132.
    • Subspecies of sagei: Menozzi, 1939a: 297 (in key); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 132; Bolton, 1995b: 71 (error); Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 33 (error).
    • Status as species: Collingwood, 1970: 375.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 71, catalogue)
  • Chapman, J. W.; Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327 (page 132, combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma))
  • Collingwood, C.A. 1970. Formicidae from Nepal. Khumba Himal. Ergebnisse des Forschungsunternehmens Nepal Himalaya 3: 371-387.
  • Forel, A. 1906b. Les fourmis de l'Himalaya. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 42: 79-94 (page 82, worker described)
  • Subedi, I.P., Budha, P.B. 2019. Status of ant research and species first described from Nepal with

new distribution records. Journal of Natural History Museum 31, 57-78.

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bharti H., Y. P. Sharma, M. Bharti, and M. Pfeiffer. 2013. Ant species richness, endemicity and functional groups, along an elevational gradient in the Himalayas. Asian Myrmecology 5: 79-101.
  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Collingwood C.A. 1970. Formicidae (Hymenopter: Aculeata) of Nepal. Himalaya Khumbu Himal, 3: 371-388.
  • Forel A. 1906. Les fourmis de l'Himalaya. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 42: 79-94.
  • Thapa V. K. 2000. An Inventory of Nepal's Insects, Vol. III. IUCN Nepal, Kathmandu, xi + 475 pp.