Aphaenogaster swammerdami spinipes

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Aphaenogaster swammerdami spinipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. swammerdami
Subspecies: A. swammerdami spinipes
Trinomial name
Aphaenogaster swammerdami spinipes
Santschi, 1911

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Madagascar (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • spinipes. Aphaenogaster (Ichnomyrmex) schwammerdami var. spinipes Santschi, 1911e: 123 (w.) MADAGASCAR.
    • [Ischnomyrmex misspelled as Ichnomyrmex.]
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma): Emery, 1921f: 65.
    • Subspecies of swammerdami: Emery, 1921f: 65; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 1017; Bolton, 1995b: 73.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 73, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 65, Combination in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma))
  • Santschi, F. 1911e. Nouvelles fourmis de Madagascar. Rev. Suisse Zool. 19: 117-134 (page 123, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922k. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. IX. A synonymic list of the ants of the Malagasy region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 4 45: 1005-1055 (see also)