Aenictus feae

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Aenictus feae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. feae
Binomial name
Aenictus feae
Emery, 1889

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, Myanmar (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • feae. Aenictus feae Emery, 1889b: 486, pl. 10, figs. 4-9 (m.) MYANMAR.
    • Type-material: syntype males.
    • Type-locality: Myanmar (“Burma”): Rangoon, Teinzo, on River Moolay, v.1886 (L. Fea).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 7; Emery, 1895k: 452; Forel, 1901a: 469; Bingham, 1903: 14; Emery, 1910b: 30; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 15; Wilson, 1964a: 482; Bolton, 1995b: 59; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 22.
    • Distribution: China, Myanmar.



  • Emery, C. 1889c. Formiche di Birmania e del Tenasserim raccolte da Leonardo Fea (1885-87). [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 27[=(2)(7): 485-512 (page 486, pl. 10, figs. 4-9 male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bharti H. 2002. List of Formicids (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) at Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun (India). J. Ent. Res. 26(4): 337-342.
  • Emery C. 1889. Formiche di Birmania e del Tenasserim raccolte da Leonardo Fea (1885-87). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale 27: 485-520.
  • Forel A. 1901. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part VIII. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 462-477
  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Xu Z. 1998. A report of fourty-one ant species newly recorded in China from Xishuangbanna District of Yunnan Province (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zhongguo Xue Shu Qi Kan Wen Zhai 4: 1119-1121.