Aphaenogaster pallescens

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Aphaenogaster pallescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. pallescens
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster pallescens
Walker, 1871

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.



Distribution based on type material

Egypt (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • pallescens. Aphaenogaster pallescens Walker, 1871: 11 (q.) EGYPT.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 103; Borowiec, L. 2014: 15.
    • Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Emery, 1915d: 69;
    • unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Aphaenogaster: Bolton, 1995b: 71.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 71, catalogue)
  • Walker, F. 1871. A list of Hymenoptera collected by J. K. Lord, Esq. in Egypt, in the neighbourhood of the Red Sea, and in Arabia, with descriptions of the new species. London: E. W. Janson, vi + 59 pp. (page 11, queen described, unrecognisable taxon)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.