Aphaenogaster schmidti

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Aphaenogaster schmidti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. schmidti
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster schmidti
Karavaiev, 1912



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Republic of Korea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • schmidti. Aphaenogaster schmidti Karavaiev, 1912b: 582, fig. 1 (w.) KOREA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Korea (“Korean Peninsula”): Tshaansa, 3.vii.1900 (P. Schmidt).
    • Type-depository: unknown (not in SIZK (Radchenko, Fisher, et al. 2023: 10)).
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 59.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1921f: 59; Teranishi, 1940: 13; Bolton, 1995b: 72.
    • Distribution: Korea.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 72, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 59, combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Choi B.M., Kim, C.H., Bang, J.R. 1993. Studies on the distribution of ants (Formicidae) in Korea (13). A checklist of ants from each province (Do), with taxonomic notes. Cheongju Sabom Taehakkyo Nonmunjip (Journal of Cheongju National University of Education) 30: 331-380.
  • Choi B.M.; Bang, J.R. 1992. Studies on the distribution of ants (Formicidae) in Korea (10). Ant distribution in Gangweon Do. Journal of the Institute of Science Education (Cheongju National Teachers' College) 14:12-30.
  • Park S. J., and B. J. Kim. 2000. Systematic study of Pheidolini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Entomology 30: 107-114.
  • Park S.J., K.G. Kim, J.H. Kim, and B.J. Kim. 1998. Ants from the Seoraksan National Park. The Korean Journal of Systematic Zoology 14(4): 429-439.