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Species: Aenictus aratus   Wheeler & Chapman, 1930 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Aenictus aratus subsp. nesiotis Wheeler & Chapman, 1930 PDF: 208, fig. 7 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Material of the unavailable name Aenictus aratus nesiotis fraterculus referred here by Wilson, 1964a PDF: 446.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India, Philippines
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

Australia, Philippines, Malaysia, India

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Aenictus aratus   Shattuck, S. O., 2008, Review of the ant genus Aenictus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia with notes on A. ceylonicus (Mayr)., Zootaxa 1926, pp. 1-19: 4-7, (download) 4-7 22170
Aenictus aratus nov. sp.  Forel, A., 1900, Ponerinae et Dorylinae d'Australie. Récoltés par MM. Turner, Froggatt, Nugent, Chase, Rothney, J. - J. Walker, etc., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 44, pp. 54-77: 74-75, (download) 74-75 8070
Aenictus aratus   Shattuck, S. O., 2008, Review of the ant genus Aenictus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia with notes on A. ceylonicus (Mayr)., Zootaxa 1926, pp. 1-19: 4-7, (download) 4-7 22170

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in bare ground at roadside, 1 times found in dry rocky sclerophyll near rainforest trail, 1 times found in lowland forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times sieved litter, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times ground forager(s), 00 AM times 9.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 350 meters, 131 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-017908; syntype of Aenictus aratus: casent0902672, casent0905985; syntype of Aenictus bengalensis impressus: casent0916861, casent0922456



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