Aenictus mentu

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Aenictus mentu
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. mentu
Binomial name
Aenictus mentu
Weber, 1942



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Sudan (type locality).

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Check specimen data from AntWeb


Known only from the worker caste.



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

  • mentu. Aenictus mentu Weber, 1942b: 40, fig. 2 (w.) SUDAN.



  • Weber, N. A. 1942b. New doryline, cerapachyine and ponerine ants from the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 44: 40-49 (page 40, fig. 2 worker described)