Aphaenogaster fiorii

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Aphaenogaster fiorii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species group: subterranea
Species: A. fiorii
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster fiorii
Emery, 1915

Identification

Salata and Borowiec (2018) - A member of the Aphaenogaster subterranea group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Italy (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • fiorii. Aphaenogaster gibbosa subsp. fiorii Emery, 1915a: 258 (w.) ITALY.
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 58.
    • Subspecies of gibbosa: Emery, 1916b: 130; Emery, 1921f: 58; Santschi, 1932d: 344; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 49; Bolton, 1995b: 69.
    • Subspecies of subterranea: Salata & Borowiec, 2018: 12.
    • Status as species: Alicata & Schifani, 2019: 3.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Alicata A., and E. Schifani. 2019. Three endemic Aphaenogaster from the Siculo-Maltese archipelago and the Italian Peninsula: part of a hitherto unrecognized species group from the Maghreb? (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 59: 1-16.
  • Baroni Urbani C. 1968. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. IV. La fauna mirmecologica delle isole Maltesi ed il suo significato ecologico e biogeografico. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Giacomo Doria 77: 408-559.
  • Emery C. 1916. Fauna entomologica italiana. I. Hymenoptera.-Formicidae. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 47: 79-275.
  • Grandi G. 1935. Contributi alla conoscenza degli Imenotteri Aculeati. XV. Boll. R. Ist. Entomol. Univ. Studi Bologna 8: 27-121.
  • Poldi B., M. Mei, and F. Rigato. 1995. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Vol 102. Checklist delle specie della fauna Italiana: 1-10.
  • Schembri, Stephen P. and Cedric A. Collingwood. A Revision of the Myrmecofauna of the Maltese Islands. 417-442.