Bajcaridris kraussii

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Bajcaridris kraussii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Bajcaridris
Species: B. kraussii
Binomial name
Bajcaridris kraussii
(Forel, 1895)

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Specimen Labels

Agosti (1994) reports this species has rarely been collected and that it inhabits the oueds of the northern Sahara in Algeria.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • kraussii. Formica kraussii Forel, 1895d: 231 (w.) ALGERIA. Emery, 1899b: 18 (m.); Forel, 1902a: 155 (m.). Combination in Formica (Proformica): Emery, 1909b: 204; in Bajcaridris: Agosti, 1994a: 99.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Forel 1895. Page 231.
Forel 1895. Page 232.

Type Material

Type Specimen Labels


  • Agosti, D. 1994b. The phylogeny of the ant tribe Formicini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with the description of a new genus. Syst. Entomol. 19: 93-117 (page 99, combination in Bajcaridris)
  • Emery, C. 1899b. Glanures myrmécologiques (Hymén.). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1899: 17-20 (page 18, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1909b. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil VII. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1909: 179-204 (page 204, combination in Formica (Proformica))
  • Forel, A. 1895e. Südpalaearctische Ameisen. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 9: 227-234 (page 231, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1902a. Les fourmis du Sahara algérien récoltées par M. le Professeur A. Lameere et le Dr. A. Diehl. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 46: 147-158 (page 155, male described)