Aenictus crucifer

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Aenictus crucifer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. crucifer
Binomial name
Aenictus crucifer
Santschi, 1914

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya (type locality).

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Known only from the male caste.


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

  • crucifer. Aenictus crucifer Santschi, 1914b: 68, fig 5 (m.) KENYA. Current subspecies: nominal plus tuberculatus.



  • Santschi, F. 1914b. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale, 1911-1912. Résultats scientifiques. Insectes Hyménoptères. II. Formicidae. Paris: Libr. A. Schulz, pp. 41-148. (page 68, fig. 5 male described)
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