Aenictus raptor

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Aenictus raptor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. raptor
Binomial name
Aenictus raptor
Forel, 1913

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • raptor. Aenictus raptor Forel, 1913b: 314 (m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.



  • Forel, A. 1913b. Formicides du Congo Belge récoltés par MM. Bequaert, Luja, etc. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 2: 306-351 (page 314, male described)